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In 2015, there were 594 opioid-related overdose deaths in South Carolina vs. 311 homicides. Take the pledge to figh… https://t.co/2VDlPFj48N
When properly prescribed and used, opioids can help those in pain. But when misused, they can lead to dependence an… https://t.co/9fXf1Ksnyt
4 out of 5 heroin users started with Rx pain pills.
“It wasn’t until I was in treatment for the 12th time that I finally took responsibility and ownership of my addict… https://t.co/MfElBRW4KJ
5 million pain killer prescriptions are filled in South Carolina each year.
In SC, nearly five million opioid prescriptions are filled each year – that’s more than one prescription for each p… https://t.co/n9fjqFz7TX
1 in 4 people who are prescribed opioids struggle with addiction.