Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic Is Topic of Summit Thursday in Lower Paxton Township

Prescription drug abuse epidemic is topic of summit Thursday in Lower Paxton Township
The first of two drug abuse summits set by the Dauphin County commissioners to draw attention to prescription drug abuse will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Lower Paxton Township building. A panel of national, state and local experts will discuss what …
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Drug Abuse Resistance Education fifth grade graduates recognized by St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office
The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office honored St. Bernard Parish fifth-graders who recently completed a 12-week program in Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or DARE, taught by instructors from the Sheriff’s Office. The program is aimed at trying to keep kids …
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Prescription Drug Abuse Up Among U.S. Teens: Survey
TUESDAY, April 23 (HealthDay News) — The United States appears to be in the throes of a prescription drug abuse crisis among teens, with a new survey showing that 24 percent of high school students — more than 5 million kids — have abused these medications.
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NM Cares aims to raise prescription drug awareness
PEPPERELL — Tracie Ezzio has seen a lot in her time as a pharmacist at Pepperell Family Pharmacy. Over the years, she has met numerous patients with substance abuse problems, and while she's tried to help them get through it, not all have succeeded.
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Oklahoma Tackles the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic
Everyone knows someone who has been seriously affected by prescription drug abuse. Yet, when a report issued late last year revealed that the leading cause of accidental death in the United States is drug overdose — primarily from prescription drugs …
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