Did you know… Nearly 15,000 people die every year of overdoses involving prescription painkillers?
This June we encourage you to learn more about important safety issues like prescription painkiller abuse.
Prescription painkiller overdoses are a growing problem in the US, especially among women. About 18 women die every day from a prescription painkiller overdose – this is 4 times as many as back in 1999.
Improving the way prescription painkillers are prescribed can reduce the number of people who misuse, abuse or overdose from harmful drugs.