CDC: Pharmacists Are Front Line against Opioid Abuse

In an ongoing effort to prevent prescription opioid abuse, the CDC released a brochure for pharmacists, "Pharmacists: On the Front Lines - Addressing Prescription Opioid Abuse and Overdose." As one of the most accessible healthcare providers in neighborhoods across the nation, the CDC is urging pharmacists to fully utilize the vital role they play on the front lines of healthcare delivery to communicate with patients to help prevent prescription drug abuse.