Tag Archives: prescription pain relievers

March Madness: Former Professional Basketball Player, Chris Herren, Teams Up with The Partnership at Drugfree.org’s “The Medicine Abuse Project”

Former professional basketball player, Chris Herren, has been making the rounds to some of the country’s top radio sports programs to discuss teen prescription (Rx) drug abuse and the risks this poses to student athletes. Chris, who himself is in …

More Than Half of Massachusetts Parents Say Their Kids Have Access to Abusable Prescription Drugs in Their Homes

~ New survey demonstrates that parents should take further precautions to safeguard medications~ Boston, MA—October 12, 2011—According to the results of a recent statewide survey, more than half of parents (56 percent) say their kids have access to their (parents’) …

Prescription Pain Relievers

What are  Prescription Pain Relievers? These are opioids, or narcotics. What do they look like? Tablets and capsules. How are they used? Medically, they are prescribed as analgesics, to treat pain. When abused, they are swallowed or injected. What are their …