Addiction help on MySpace

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

It's being called an addiction resource for the social networking generation. A pharmaceutical company has launched a Myspace page called Addiction411, aimed at educating the public about opioid addiction.

The site offers information on the dangers of using opioid prescription painkillers, a questionnaire to help identify addiction, and resources on treatment options.

Opioids included commonly prescribed drugs like oxycodone, morphine and methadone.

The company behind the site, markets another opioid called Suboxone.


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