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North Central Florida Advanced Practice Nurses

National Drug Take-Back Day: In the Shadow of Opioid Abuse Crisis, Now More Important Than Ever

Posted over 4 years ago by Mary S. Johnson

There were more than 22,000 deaths in the United States relating to prescription drug overdose in 2010, many of which were due to intentional misuse and abuse. More than half of all abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, which includes many instances in which users simply take these drugs from other people's medicine cabinets. Continue reading...