60-second PSA for healthcare providers that features two patients beginning opioid therapy. Prescription opioids can be prescribed by doctors to treat moderate to severe pain, but can also have serious risks and side effects. Refer to the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain to minimize patient risk.
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