About the Campaign

The “Use Only as Directed” campaign is a media and education campaign funded by public and private partners that is designed to prevent and reduce the misuse and abuse of prescription pain medications in Utah by providing information and strategies regarding safe use, safe storage and safe disposal. Efforts include a paid media campaign, online presence (website and social media), local community outreach and nontraditional public relations events.

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Signs of Addiction

The Talk




Printed Materials

Brochure 1

Brochure 2


TV Ad #1

Additional Resources


We believe opioid misuse is a community problem that requires a community solution. The following are the private and public organizations that have partnered with Use Only as Directed to help prevent opioid addiction in Utah.

Intermountain Healthcare
Utah Department of Human Service
Salt Lake City Police
Salt Lake County Health Department
Utah Department of Health
Poison Help
Utah Drug Prevention
Heart of Utah
Utah Safe Communities
Salt Lake Mayor’s Coalition
Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
Caring Community Coalition
Weber Human Services Prevention

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