Can Happen To Anyone
The Trauma Resource Institute (TRI) is a nonprofit organization based out of Claremont, California. Since the founding of TRI over a decade ago, they have worked to develop two models of wellbeing: the Trauma Resiliency Model and the Community Resiliency Model (CRM).
What To Look For
Prescription opioids carry serious risks of addiction and overdose, especially with extended use. Side effects can occur from opioids even when they are taken as directed by a physician. Common side effects are listed below.
Tolerance to prescription opioids happens over time, and means that more medication is required to relieve the same pain.
Increased sensitivity to pain, making any previous pain feel amplified and unbearable.
Physical dependence creates symptoms of withdrawal in the patient or persons when they do not receive the opioid.
Nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, constipation, confusion, dizziness, sleepiness, depression, itching, sweating, low levels of testosterone.
What Increases The Risk Of Opioid Dependence?
A history of
A history of
Being over the
age of 65
Narcan Can Save The Life Of A Potential Overdose Victim.
NARCAN Nasal Spray (naloxone hydrochloride) is used for known or suspected opioid overdose in adults and children. It immediately reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. Use in the nose only. Do not remove or test the NARCAN Nasal Spray until ready to use. NARCAN can help you save a life.
Naloxone can be obtained through a prescription from your doctor, over-the-counter at most pharmacies or through an overdose prevention program and training.
Schools, public libraries, and YMCA’s may be eligible to receive free NARCAN®.