Project Life Line supports pharmacists, physicians and patients to reduce the risk of overdose.

Explore this website for tips on how to ensure that opioids are used safely. Learn and share life-saving actions to take should you or someone you know overdose. Watch the video that explains opioid medication safety and shows how to use naloxone.

What are Opioids? Opioids are typically prescribed to help manage pain. Vicodin, Codeine, OxyContin, Percocet, Opana, Methadone, and Fentanyl are examples of these medications. Some illicit drugs, like heroin, are also opioids.

911 Opiod Safety Video


Sherry Aasen
ACOPC Project Manager
Program Evaluation Unit (PERU)
University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy


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