Does My Child Need Opioids to Cope with Severe and Acute Pain?
If your child has acute pain, opioids may lead to addiction. But parents can ask a doctor about mitigating the risk while still dealing with the pain.
Opioids (prescription painkillers and heroin) pose a high risk of overdose, for both those in active use and in recovery. Learn the risks and understand what you can do to help prevent accidental death.