• Bear Trap

    Bear Trap is a thirty-second commercial focused on the dangers associated with prescription pain medication and the need to properly dispose of them.

  • Two Face

    Two Face is a thirty-second commercial focused on the dangers associated with prescription pain medication and the need to properly store them.

  • Get Help November 7, 2014

    Utah has many treatment resources available for overcoming dependence and addiction to prescription medications. For local services and treatment centers, call 2-1-1. For a map of statewide public resources, click here.

    In an emergency dial 9-1-1 immediately.

     

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  • Use Only As Directed Launches 2014 Campaign August 29, 2014

    Awareness Campaign focuses on safe use, storage and disposal of prescription medications

    In Utah, the abuse and misuse of prescription medications has reached epidemic proportions. In 2012, an average of 21 Utah adults died as a result of prescription pain medications each month (12.7 per 100,000 adults)1. During the same year, prescription pain ...

  • Follow Use Only As Directed on Facebook! August 28, 2014

    Currently, the number one growing concern in Utah is non-medical use of prescription pain medications, due to their easy availability. According to the 2008 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), more than one-third of Utahns had received a prescription for pain medication. Many of these people keep their leftover medication, which can ...

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