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THE HIDDEN DANGERS

Utah has an opioid problem. 7,000 prescriptions are filled each day throughout the state. Addiction can happen fast. It’s time to take control of your care. Have the talk with your doctor or dentist before taking opioids.

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A three part solution

Speak Out
Talk to your doctor about the risk of addiction.
Opt Out
Ask for alternatives to opioids.
Throw Out
Safely dispose of your leftover or expired meds.

Drop Box locator


Safe disposal of prescription painkillers saves lives and the environment. With over 100 drop-box locations across the state, find the one nearest you.

    Opioid Safety

    Are you using an opioid to treat pain? Addiction can happen in a hurry. Physical dependence on opioids can happen in as little as 7 days. Most opioid addiction begins with a legal prescription. Learn how to safely use and store opioids to prevent addiction.

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