Preventing an Opioid Overdose: Know the Signs, Save a Life (CDC)

Preventing an Opioid Overdose: Know the Signs, Save a Life (CDC)
Posted 7/25/2022

Factsheet which provides tips to identifying and treating an opioid overdose. Factsheet also highlights signs and symptoms of an overdose, factors which my increase risk of overdose such as combining opioids with alcohol or other certain drugs, taking more opioids than prescribed, taking illicit illegal opioids, and other actions which may increase risk for opioid overdose. Provides numerous action steps when you think someone is overdosing, such as calling 911 and administering naloxone.