Arizona loses someone every day to the abuse of prescription painkillers or illegal opioids like heroin, and teens are particularly vulnerable. However, there are concrete steps you can take to protect your friends, children and loved ones from the opioid epidemic.
The Governor’s Office of Faith and Family works directly with community partners and stakeholders to promote strong, healthy and connected families. Their RethinkRXAbuse.org website is a valuable resource to help get the conversation going on prescription abuse.
We share the story of Ryan’s addiction to opioids and how he found a way out thanks to community programs.