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Prescription Drug Abuse

Let's fight prescription drug abuse. Together, we can make a difference.

Whether you're trying to lower your own risk or working to keep your community safe, we've got solutions and information that can help.

Prescription drug abuse — particularly the abuse of prescription painkillers, also known as opioids and opiates — has been on the rise over the last two decades.

CVS Pharmacy® is lending support to patients, law enforcement and community advocates working to stem the tide of drug addiction, overdose and death that has plagued cities and towns across America.

For patients and families

What you need to know to reduce the risk of prescription drug abuse.

Learn More about reducing the risk of prescription drug abuse

For law enforcement

Innovative programs designed to get commonly abused prescriptions off the streets.

Get Details about law enforcement programs

For community advocates

Insights into what we and our partners are doing to fight prescription drug abuse.

Be Informed about community advocates