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Rx Drug Abuse Prevention


Above the Influence: Prescription Drugs
Abovetheinfluence.com
Aware. Get Informed: Learn how to protect your family
Awarerx.org
911 Good Samaritan Fatal Overdose Prevention Law- Save a Life
Drugpolicy.org
CADCA’s Rx Abuse Prevention Resources
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)
Abused Pharmaceutical Substances
National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators
The Rx Trap (YouTube video)
National Council on Patient Information and Education
Ignorance is No Excuse- Info Graphic
National Institute of Drug Abuse
NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Prescription Drug Abuse
National Institute on Drug Abuse
A Response to the Epidemic of Prescription Drug Abuse
Office of National Drug Control Policy
The Medicine Abuse Project
The Partnership at Drugfree.org
The Generation Rx Initiative
Ohio State University
Prescription Drug Abuse: Strategies to Stop the Epidemic, 2013
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Prescription Drug Abuse and Misuse
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Good Medicine, Bad Behavior: Drug Diversion in America
US Drug Enforcement Administration
SAMHSA Fact Sheets on Preventing Prescription Drug Abuse in the Workplace
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Preventing Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Stimulants among Students
Children’s Safety Network
Stimulants
Narcotics Overdose Prevention & Education (NOPE) Task Force
Drug Facts: Prescription Stimulants
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Use, Abuse, Misuse, and Disposal of Prescription Medication Time Tool Clinic Reference
American College of Preventive Medicine
Saving Lives and Protecting People: Preventing Prescription Painkiller Overdoses
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Toolkit
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Drug Guide. Prescription Pain Relievers
The Partnership at Drugfree.org
Societal Costs of Prescription Opioid Abuse, Dependence, and Misuse in the United States
American Society for Pain Management Nursing

Recovery and Support


Narcotics Anonymous World Services
Narcotics Anonymous World Services
RecoveryOpensDoors.org
National Council on Patient Information and Education
Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
12 Steps For Freedom from Addictive Behaviors
12Steps.org
Safelight: Support for domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse
SafelightFamily.org, Hendersonville NC
Hendersonville Rescue Mission
Hendersonville, NC
Thrive- Mental Health Assistance
Hendersonville, NC
Council on Aging- Senior Citizen Services
Henderson County, NC
Triad- Senior Citizen Protection and Services
Henderson County, NC

Drug Take Back Programs


Henderson County Sheriff’s Medication Collection Program- PDF
HendersonCountyNC.org
Safely Dispose of Medications at Home- PDF
HendersonCountyNC.org
DisposeMyMeds.org
Disposemymeds.org
National Drug Take-Back Initiative
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
Disposal of Unused Medicines: What You Should Know
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Lock Up Your Meds


Lock Your Meds. Be Aware. Don’t Share.
National Family Partnership

Local Media


We Are Hope: Jessi’s Story
Henderson County Public Schools
Campaign Warns of Danger in Medicine Cabinet
BlueRidgeNow.com
Overdose-reversal Nasal Spray Made Public in WNC
Wlos.com
Students Sign Pledges to Stay Substance-Free
BlueRidgeNow.com

Legislation


Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence—Partners, State and National News and More
Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence
GovTrack.us—key in “Prescription Drug Abuse” in the GovTrack search box
GovTrack.us
Product Stewardship Institute’s Prescription Drug Abuse Page
Product Stewardship Institute
State Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs—Administration, Reporting, Types, Access and More
National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws
A Drug Policy for the 21st Century
Office of National Drug Control Policy