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Fighting the Ongoing Opioid Battle
Important messages to share
- Opioids are highly addictive, and they change how the brain works. Anyone is susceptible to opioid misuse disorder, even when opioids are prescribed by a doctor and taken as directed. Ask your doctor about other options to manage pain to remove the risk of opioid misuse disorder.
- Signs of opioid misuse include trouble keeping a job, relationship turmoil, and run-ins with law enforcement. Recovery is possible! Visit iSaveFL.com to locate treatment facilities and overdose prevention medication.
- Recovery does not happen overnight. Asking for help from family, friends, co-workers, and others can make a big difference. Visit iSaveFL.com to for resources on how to find treatment.
- If you know or suspect someone is misusing opioids, ask if you can help. Find available resources at iSaveFL.com. Recovery is possible!
- Treatment can help people get their lives back before it is too late. Visit iSaveFL.com to locate resources.
- Opioid misuse often involves long-term follow-up and repeated care to be effective and prevent relapse. Recovery is a life-long process. Visit iSaveFL.com to locate available resources in your area.
- Flyer with additional messaging: What You Need to Know About Treatment and Recovery (cdc.gov)