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Know The Signs

Due to their effect on the part of the brain that regulates breathing, opioids in high doses can cause respiratory depression and death. An opioid overdose can be identified by a combination of signs and symptoms. Understanding these signs and symptoms could help save a life.

NOT RESPONSIVE
BREATHING SLOW OR ABSENT
NOT RESPONSIVE BREATHING SLOW OR ABSENT

DISCOLORATION OF LIPS & NAILS
CHOKING OR COUGHING
DISCOLORATION OF LIPS & NAILS CHOKING OR COUGHING

COLD OR CLAMMY SKIN
PUPILS ARE EXTREMELY SMALL
COLD OR CLAMMY SKIN PUPILS ARE EXTREMELY SMALL

DIZZINESS & DISORIENTATION 
DIZZINESS & DISORIENTATION 

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