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OVERDOSE AND TREATMENT  RESOURCES FOR PRESCRIPTION PAIN MEDICATION MISUSE

  • If you or someone you know is having difficulty breathing or may have overdosed, call Poison Control at 1-800-222-1222 or dial 9-1-1 immediately.
  • If you or someone you know is experiencing unwanted side effects from taking prescription pain medication, contact the prescribing physician.
  • Signs of an overdose can include slow, shallow breathing, clammy skin, and/or is unable to awaken. An antidote is available that can reverse the overdose.

Utah has many treatment resources available for overcoming dependence and addiction to pain medications.  To be directed to local services or treatment centers, call 2-1-1. Or, for a map of statewide public resources, click here.