Prescription Opioids: What You Need to Know

Center for Disease Control

Prescription opioids can be used to help relieve moderate-to-severe pain and are often prescribed following a surgery or injury, or for certain health conditions. These medications can be an important part of treatment but also come with serious risks. It is important to work with your health care provider to make sure you are getting the safest, most effective care.

Download the resource from the Centers for Disease Control and the American Hospital Association.