Prescription Drug Abuse Toolkit

Where are pain relievers obtained?

•Bought on internet – 0.1%
•More than one doctor – 1.6%
•Drug dealer/stranger – 3.9%
•Other – 4.9%
•Bought/took from friend/relative – 14.8%
•One doctor – 19.1%
•Free from friend/relative – 55.7%
        Of those that received free from a friend/relative, 80.7% came from one doctor.

SDSMA Whitepaper – Opiate Analgesics for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain


SDSMA Patient Pain Assessments

Patient Assessments for Other Conditions

Patient Education and Pain Management

Treatment Services for Addiction

Provider Educational Opportunities 

South Dakota State Medical Association
2600 W 49th St Ste 100
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone: 605.336.1965 | Fax: 605.274.3274

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