- The Tulsa County Health Department told FOX23 doctors in Oklahoma write 128 opioid prescriptions per 100 people.
- There are enough pain pills dispensed for every person and child in Tulsa County to have 66 pills
- CLICK: This 2014 report shows the deadliest zip codes in Tulsa County and shows Oklahoma is one of the five worst states, when it comes to prescribing opioids.
- Data from the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics shows Tulsa County led the state in opioid deaths last year, with 59
- In 16 states, including Oklahoma, since 2010, prescription drug deaths exceeded motor vehicle crashes
- The Tulsa County Health Department is running a prevention campaign, targeting parents of children 12-25 years old, to show how to safely store and dispose of pain medication.
- The Coalition Against Prescription Drug and Substance Abuse of Tulsa is focusing on safe drug storage and safe disposal, and offers lockboxes and disposal bags when prevention specialists speak to church groups, work groups, or community groups.
- CLICK for a list of all the drug disposal sites in Tulsa County.
- Watch FOX23 Michelle Linn's full investigation Thursday on FOX23 News at 5:45.
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