Prescription Drug Abuse on the Rise

It’s tied with meth as the leading drug problem in Bay County, and the drugs themselves are legal. The Bay County Sheriff’s Office is raising awareness about prescription drug abuse with the help of Capt. Faith Bell, and organizations like the Community Health Task Force.
“It shocked me,” said task force chair Robert Harned, “I was overwhelmed by the amount of deaths that are caused by this and the fact that it is a legal product.”

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