One Pill Can Kill
The “One Pill Can Kill” campaign by the DEA is designed to highlight the lethal risks of counterfeit prescription drugs, particularly those containing potent synthetic opioids like fentanyl.
It aims to educate the public and healthcare professionals about the danger of these substances, emphasizing that even one counterfeit pill can be deadly.
About the Campaign
The “One Pill Can Kill” campaign is an initiative by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of counterfeit prescription medications, particularly those containing powerful and potentially lethal synthetic opioids such as fentanyl.
The campaign seeks to educate the public, healthcare professionals, and law enforcement agencies about the significant risks associated with these illicit drugs. It emphasizes that even a single counterfeit pill can be deadly due to the unpredictable potency and composition of these substances.
The goal of the campaign is to reduce the incidence of overdose deaths by informing individuals about the hazards of counterfeit pills and urging them to exercise caution when using prescription medications, ensuring they are obtained through legitimate healthcare providers and pharmacies.
Take a moment to visit the DEA’s “One Pill Can Kill” campaign website to learn more about the lethal risks associated with counterfeit prescription drugs and how you can protect yourself and your loved ones from this serious threat. Your awareness could save lives.
Explore the DEA’s “One Pill Can Kill” toolbox to access valuable resources and information to help spread awareness about the dangers of counterfeit prescription drugs. Join us in the fight against this deadly threat by using these tools to educate your community and make a difference.
Social Media Campaign
Don’t miss out on the DEA’s “One Pill Can Kill” social media resources! Explore these tools to become part of our campaign in spreading awareness about the deadly dangers of counterfeit prescription drugs. Share our message on social media and help safeguard your community.