Every 25 seconds, someone loses their life to a prescription drug overdose; and in 2012, drug overdoses were the leading cause of injury death among 25-to-64 year olds. Pharmacist Bree Watzak discusses what the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy is doing to prepare students to combat prescription drug abuse that leads to overdoses, and what national initiatives are on the horizon.
Texas A&M Opioid Task Force’s Opioid Overdose Education and Naloxone Administration Training for emergency responders from across the Brazos Valley
Texas A&M first in nation to train all health sciences students on opioid overdose reversal
Opioid overdose affects thousands of families every year, and it’s a growing problem