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This International Overdose Awareness Day, find out more about avoiding harms associated with using prescription opioids and benzodiazepines


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On International Overdose Awareness Day (August 31), ScriptWise is urging community members to learn more about avoiding harms associated with high-risk medications. Visit our new toolkits on prescription opioids here and on benzodiazepines here.

Combined use of opioids and benzodiazepines can be fatal, Faculty of Pain Medicine (ANZCA) and ScriptWise warn. Read the media release and joint statement here.

Family members who’ve lost a loved one have signed an open letter calling for national real-time monitoring and more education to prevent more prescription medication overdose deaths. Want to show your support? Sign the petition here.

Drug overdose deaths rising sharply Read the full article here.


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