Effects & Hazards of Opioids Folding Display

ITEM: 78884


Opioid misuse and abuse has reached epidemic proportions in the US, leading to unprecedented numbers of opioid overdose deaths. Education and awareness can help the UK avoid the same devastating consequences. Packed with information, this educational folding display helps viewers understand the dangers of prescription opioid abuse and heroin use. The display covers what opioids are, their addictive nature, the relationship between prescription opioid abuse and heroin use, health effects of opioids, opioid use during pregnancy, opioid overdose and death, and getting help. An important teaching tool to combat opioid misuse and its destructive toll. 147 cm x 57 cm opened.


Emphasising that opioids are addictive and opioid abuse is deadly, this educational folding display reveals the cold, hard facts about opioid misuse and abuse. From prescription opioid abuse to heroin use, neonatal abstinence syndrome, overdose, and death, the display makes it clear that misusing opioid painkillers causes extremely painful consequences.

Topics covered include:

  • What are opioids?
  • How opioids work
  • How prescription opioids are misused
  • Possible short-term effects of opioids
  • Opioid addiction
  • Prescription opioids and heroin
  • Risks of injecting opioids
  • Opioids and pregnancy (including neonatal abstinence syndrome)
  • Opioid overdose
  • Getting help

A perfect addition to any drug education or drug abuse prevention programme. 147 cm x 57 cm opened.