Run Time: 4 minutes
Author: Dr. Donald Stader
- Mexico is number 2 in opium production in the world – Opioids now kill more people than car accidents in the United States.
- Heroine originally marketed as a less addictive form of Morphine – actually more addictive.
- 20 in 100,000 deaths in CO are due to Opioid overdose.
- Naloxone is now available over the counter and should be prescribed for patients to go home with and given information about coming to the ER if it needs to be used.