Thursday, April 9, 2015

CDC Launches Social Media Campaign Targeting Prescription Drug Overdoses

Forbes, April 9, 2015

"In an attempt to recognize prescription opioid abusers who have been working to change their lives for the better, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week launched a new social media initiative welcoming the stories of those who have been affected by prescription painkiller addiction.

The CDC launched its campaign, titled 'When the Prescription Becomes the Problem,' this week at the fourth annual National RX Drug Abuse Summit. The social media activity, designed to raise awareness of prescription painkiller abuse and overdose, will run through May 15." Read More.

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