We are dedicated to improving the practices from before, during, and after prescriptions are brought into the home. Our goal is to inform communities across Florida on the dangers of prescription use and misuse, as well as alternative options to pain relief.
Opioid prescriptions were dispensed to 3,130,136 Florida residents 18 years of age and older. Source: Florida Department of Health Division of Medical Quality Assurance Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Annual Report Fiscal Year 2020-2021
Of high school students and 2.8% of middle school students in Florida reported they ever took prescription pain medications without a doctor's prescription. Source: https://myflfamilies.com/sites/default/files/2022-12/2021%20Statewide%20FYSAS%20Report.pdf
Drug overdose deaths occurred in Florida, with 6,442 being opioid-related. Source: https://www.flhealthcharts.gov/ChartsDashboards/rdPage.aspx?rdReport=SubstanceUse.Overdose