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Legally prescribed addiction

August 31st, 2015

Episode 690 of 1517 episodes

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day and there are many ways those overdoses can occur. One of the alarming areas of growth is addiction to prescribed medication. ScriptWise is a non-profit organisation formed to raise public awareness of prescription medication addiction. It's patron is Heath Ledgers Father Kim, who lost his actor son to a mix of prescribed medication.

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