Prevention Action Alliance and the AmerisourceBergen Foundation Team to Join First-of-Its-Kind Prescription Drug … – CSRwire.com (press release)

Posted by - February 19, 2018

This post was originally published on this site Prevention Action Alliance and the AmerisourceBergen Foundation Team to Join First-of-Its-Kind Prescription Drug …CSRwire.com (press release)As part of its multi-pronged approach to combat the nation’s opioid abuse, the AmerisourceBergen Foundation in December launched a municipal support program that aims to promote the safe disposal of opioids. Through

Hospice program helps get rid of leftover opioids – Longview News-Journal

Posted by - February 19, 2018

This post was originally published on this site Longview News-Journal Hospice program helps get rid of leftover opioidsLongview News-JournalFamilies of hospice clients in several Northeast Texas counties have a new, safe way to dispose of their loved one’s prescribed opioids. Cypress Basin Hospice in Mount Pleasant said it has joined a coalition aimed at preventing

Canberra inmates smuggling heavy-duty prescription drugs to get high – The Canberra Times

Posted by - February 18, 2018

This post was originally published on this site The Canberra Times Canberra inmates smuggling heavy-duty prescription drugs to get highThe Canberra TimesPrescription medications are typically easier to access compared with illicit drugs such as heroin or methamphetamine, and can be used as a kind of black market currency among inmates. The emergence of pregabalin, marketed

UP coalitions get funding to fight opioid issue – Marquette Mining Journal

Posted by - February 17, 2018

This post was originally published on this site Marquette Mining Journal UP coalitions get funding to fight opioid issueMarquette Mining JournalIn response to the crisis, community coalitions in the Upper Peninsula received a total of $570,400 in funding through the Taking Action on Opioid and Prescription Drug Abuse in Michigan by Supporting Community Responses Initiative