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Health Bulletin Prescription Drugs

When Does Use Become Misuse?

In this issue:

  • Prescription drugs are often misused
  • Prescription drugs, when misused, can be just as dangerous as illicit drugs
  • Don't put yourself in danger
  • People who misuse prescription drugs often suffer bad effects
  • Are You Misusing Prescription Drugs?

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Health Bulletin #77 is one in a series on issues of pressing interest to all New Yorkers. All Health Bulletins are available in English, Spanish, and Chinese, and many are available in other languages. For copies, call 311 or visit nyc.gov/health .