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Opioids include man-made and natural drugs used to treat pain. Doctors prescribe prescription opioids to treat very bad pain after surgery or for long-term pain management. Opioids are often misused, are highly addictive and can lead to use of illegal street drugs.



For General Audiences

Opioids This module offers a description of opioids and their origins, how safe they are, how they can lead from use to addiction, how they affect the brain, overdoses, side effects and prevalence rates.