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What is Narcan, or Naloxone?
Apply for Free Narcan
Additional Resources on Narcan
Provider Resources – Medication-Assisted Treatment
Patient and Family Resources
Substance Use Services
Safety in the Home
Lock it Up!
Sort It Out!
Teaching in Schools
Interview with Pain Management Specialist Dr. Andrew Chinook
SafeRx’s Video Project!
SafeRx Website Revamped!
SafeRX offers prescription safety tips for families -Lake County News
Recovery Happens 2018
February 3, 2017 – Second Annual Opioid Safety Summit
Test your knowledge!
#1 What is the opioid epidemic?
The growing number of deaths and hospitalizations from opioid misuse and overdose, including prescriptions, illicit drugs, and analogues.
The mismanagement of opioid medicines resulting in the theft of large amount of pills currently being distributed on the black market.
The newly-discovered long-term side effects of chronic opioid use causing large-scale hospitalization.
A virus strain born from the development of new opioid medications is resulting in massive deaths.
#2 The age group with the highest rate of prescription opioid overdose deaths from 1999-2014 was:
#3 Between 2014-2017, where did the majority of overdose deaths occur in Lake County?
#4 More than what percentage of heroin users started by abusing prescription opioids?
#5 Which of the following is NOT an opioid?
#6 Where do the majority of teenagers who misuse prescription painkillers get there pills?
Black Market (in the streets)
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