The Regional Prevention Coordinator (RPC) would like to inform you that August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day. An overdose means having too much of a drug, or combination of drugs, for your body to be able to cope with. All drugs can cause an overdose including those prescribed by a doctor. In the US, more than 115 people die every day from an opioid overdose and it’s a huge problem right here in Oklahoma. In 2016, the number of overdose deaths involving an opioid was 5 times higher than it was in 1999. Overdoses do not discriminate, however, they…

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