Opioid Identifier: What Kind of Pill Is That?

Scroll down and click through the images below to learn about different types of opioids and what they look like in pill form

Opioids kill more people each year than traffic accidents, than guns. Increasingly, they're killing children. New synthetic drugs are emerging -- cocktails so potent even touching them can lead to injury or death. Tens of thousands of Americans die annually of opioid-related causes -- and yet painkillers remain among the most commonly prescribed drugs in the country year in and year out. 

Tune in for "State of Addiction," a special week-long investigative series beginning on Monday, Dec. 11 on News 4 New York.

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