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UF Expert: more awareness needed about prescription overdoses

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Prescription drug abuse has been an on-going issue in the state, as one estimate reports seven people die each day in Florida from prescription pill overdose. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Gary Reisfield who says increased awareness efforts to combat the issue should lead to a significant decrease in the number of users.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPPrescriptionPills.mp3]

 

About Stephanie Brown

Stephanie is a reporter for WUFT News who may be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news @wuft.org

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