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Opioid Overdose Prevention

*** WE ARE TAKING STEPS TO PROTECT EVERYONE’S HEALTH AND SAFETY. *** If you have an appointment with one of our offices but are experiencing these symptoms– fever, cough, shortness of breath– please call (207) 992-4530 to reschedule your appointment or receive services over the phone. ALSO, it is very important to call your doctor’s office. They will decide the next steps you should take. If you do not have a doctor, please call an emergency department.

What drugs are opioids?
Heroin, Fentanyl, Carfentanil, Oxycodone, Codeine, Hydrocodone, Morphine, Methadone, Demerol, Percocet, Vicodin

Is misusing prescription opioids different than using heroin?

NO! Misused prescription opioids are simply “heroin in pill form” and come with many of the same risks.

It’s never a good idea to misuse opioids. Overdose and death is a very real risk.

But… if you do misuse opioids, staying alive may depend on your knowledge of these overdose risk factors.