The “More Harmful Than You Think” campaign provides information about the perceptions of using and the harms of misusing prescription pills and opioids. The media, music, and even conversations with friends have been known to influence young people to misuse prescription pills by associating positive feelings or images with this misuse. This campaign informs youth and parents about the risks and side effects linked to prescription pills and opioids, the drugs’ proper names and definitions, and what to do in case of an overdose.
If you’re a parent, read more here.
If you’re a young person, read more here.
Read up on prescription pill laws.