The Rx Pain Medications. Know the Options. Get the Facts. is a series of 13 fact sheets designed to increase awareness of the risks associated with prescription opioid use and misuse, as well as to educate patients who are prescribed opioids for pain about the risks and to provide resources on methods for alternative pain management. This particular fact sheet focuses on the proper method for disposing unused pain medication to prevent illegal use.and environmental concerns.
Gives patients information on buprenorphine and medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. Describes addiction and withdrawal, how buprenorphine works, its proper use, its side effects, and how it fits with counseling in the recovery process.
This poster supports the national dialogue to build awareness of mental health issues in communities. It presents statistics about mental illness in the United States to help educate and engage communities. Access information graphic reference list.
Written in Vietnamese, explains the increased risk of HIV transmission among people who abuse drugs or alcohol, stresses the importance of seeking treatment for both substance abuse and HIV/AIDS; and encourages people to seek support. Lists additional resources.
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