Learn how to seek help for yourself, or a loved one, who might be experiencing prescription medication related harms.
Find out more about avoiding harms associated with using prescription opioids and sedative medications (benzodiazepines)
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.
Next steps: consultation on strong opioid use and misuse by Sheshyn Paola – AJP Read the full article here.
"It feels like we've been talking about the problem of prescription medication misuse for years, without going anywhere. At last we have an organisation dedicated to actually doing something about it. Thank you, ScriptWise."