NARRATOR: Over the years, you’ve brought them into your home. You were prescribed opioids after the C-section, and after dad’s back injury. They helped when you were in pain, and you held onto them just in case.
But did you know holding onto unused opioids puts your family at risk? Trouble with opioids can start at home with unused medicines such as pills, patches, and syrups. You can remove the risk and protect your family. Find out how at www.FDA.gov/DrugDisposal.
This is a transcript of an audio file appearing on the Safe Opioid Disposal - Remove the Risk Outreach Toolkit page.