Guide to Opioid Overdose

Opioid overdose, a potential problem for people dealing with opioid addiction, can occur for a variety of reasons and can even be fatal.  This class of drugs includes prescription painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone, as well as heroin and fentanyl.  Opioid painkillers are prescribed to manage pain following surgery or injury. Opioids are also commonly…