Imagine having to drive across town to get your blood pressure pill every morning.
Just like BP meds prevent stroke and heart attack, OAT prevents overdose.
So why do we make #harmreduction so hard?
Research supports increased access to take-home meds:
Illicit opioids are stealing the future soul of this country. Many factors have contributed, but many patients turned to these more dangerous sources when CDC’s original prescribing guidelines/restrictions were implemented.
U.S. surpasses 100k drug deaths https://bit.ly/3yrL2uA
Losing a child is painful. This #MothersDay we want to honor those who have lost a child to overdose. This crisis is a public health issue that impacts us all and we cannot arrest our way out of it. Its time to decriminalize drugs and invest in health. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5ULYxP_xLw