Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. reminded us that “the time is always right to do what is right.” Read this interesting article about how Vermont is doing the right thing to support opiate-addicted mothers.
More deaths in Utah are caused by prescription drug overdoses than car accidents. Learn tips for how to safely store your medication on our Safe Storage page!
Since 2000, the number of Utah deaths due to prescription pain medication overdose has increased over 315%. To learn more, go to http://health.utah.gov/vipp/topics/prescription-drug-overdoses/
Interesting article about using Naloxone kits to reverse opioid overdose. Stay safe this New Year’s Eve by making sure you’re aware of any harmful interactions that drinking alcohol can have with your medications.
This article reports that Utah is one of the hardest hit states to see an increase in fatal overdose deaths from prescription painkillers.
This article from Time indicates that Utah has a significantly higher drug-poisoning death rate than the overall U.S. rate. Know the potential dangers of prescription pain medication, how to dispose of unneeded medications, the keys for safe use, and how to safely and properly store medications.
Representatives from Use Only As Directed were at The Recreation, Travel, Fitness and Health Wingman Expo on November 14, 2014, in the Warrior Fitness Center at Hill Air Force Base. The expo offered a chance to ask questions about safely using, storing and disposing your prescription medications.
If you missed the expo, watch for our next