America Starts Talking aims to elevate discussion around the safe use of prescription opioid pain medication and managing opioid emergencies.
We’re here to prompt and support conversations between those taking opioids and their healthcare providers about preparing for an opioid emergency, such as an accidental overdose. Whether you take opioids to manage pain or are the loved one of someone who does...
The resources you find here will help inform conversations about the safe use of opioids, potential side effects, and how to recognize and respond to an opioid emergency, such as an accidental overdose. Accidents with prescription pain medications can happen to anyone taking an opioid. It’s time for America to Start Talking about the safe use of opioids and emergency intervention.
Get quick facts on the safe use of opioids and discussion guides to help you start a conversation with your healthcare provider, family and friends.
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America Starts Talking is sponsored by kaléo in partnership with national patient and professional organizations who are dedicated to improving the lives of those taking opioids to manage pain.
Resources from Partner Organizations
Click the below links to be directed to some of our campaign partners’ websites for additional important resources.
Download the American Chronic Pain Association’s tools to help communicate with your doctor or pharmacist here
Visit The Pain Community’s blog discussing living with pain here
Connect with U.S. Pain Foundation’s virtual or local support groups for people living in pain here
America Starts Talking and its sponsoring organizations are not responsible for the content of these sites.