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CVS: Prescription Stimulant Abuse – A Widespread Problem

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Medication-Assisted Treatment Resource

The Partnership recently launched a comprehensive digital resource that helps parents better understand the potential life-saving benefits of medication-assisted treatment. 

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RX TO HEROIN

Heroin's back. Find out why and what you can do about it.

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MIND YOUR MEDS

Safeguarding your medicine is key.

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Prescription medicines are now the most commonly abused drugs among 12 to 13 year olds.

​"Out of Reach"

"Out of Reach" is a short documentary created by a teen filmmaker that captures the issue of teen prescription drug abuse in his school and community. 

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Steve Pasierb on FDA Approval of Hysingla

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CVS: Prescription Stimulant Abuse – A Widespread Problem

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Millennium Health Partners with the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation and Partnership for Drug-Free Kid

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Steve Pasierb on FDA Approval of Hysingla

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New Survey: Misuse and Abuse of Rx Stimulants Becoming Normalized Behavior Among College Students

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Report: 2013 Medicine Abuse Project

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“Mind Your Meds” Campaign Wins Gold at First Cannes Lions Health Awards

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Our “Myth of Study Drugs” Webcast Wins Telly Award

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5 Things You Can Do at Home to #EndMedicineAbuse

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Hill Pressures FDA on Zohydro

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5 Signs Your Teen May Be Abusing Medicine

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Hoop Dreams to New Dreams

Chris Herren: From Hoop Dreams to New Dreams  

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Melissa Gilbert, Actress, Mother & Spokesperson

Melissa Gilbert, Actress, Mother & Spokesperson

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Aaron was a beloved high-achiever, until his addiction cost him his life

​Aaron was a beloved high-achiever

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Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack

​Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack

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Nurse Peggy McKibbin

Mom/School Nurse: End Medicine Abuse

​Teen medicine abuse is a serious issue and one that we have the power to stop.

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Aaron

Aaron’s prescription medicine addiction

Aaron's addiction to prescription medicine left him paralyzed, unable to speak and entirely reliant

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How Addiction Devastates a Family

​Celebrity Chef Rick Tramonto Knows First-Hand How Addiction Devastates a Family

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​Ronnie’s Story

He had huge dreams and aspirations.

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Sarah Shay and Savannah Kissick

Teen Rx Abuse in Kentucky

​Two Kentucky teens overdosed on Rx drugs.

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Chelsea’s story

"In my mind, pills were better than doing meth or coke"

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Toolkit: ​Home to Homeroom

“Home to Homeroom” teams parents with school nurses to help prevent teen prescription and over-the-counter cough medicine…

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Toolkit: The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM): October 12th Webinar

ACPM is hosting a free webinar to give providers the knowledge, skills and tools to effectively counsel…

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Toolkit: ​Not Worth The Risk, Even If It’s Legal: What Educators Need to Know

This resource encourages health teachers, coaches, guidance counselors and mentors to have honest conversations with their students…

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Toolkit: ​Parents Toll-Free Helpline

If you know a parent or caregiver struggling with a child’s drug or alcohol problem, please encourage…

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Toolkit: Intervention e-Book

​Whether just suspect or know for certain that your child is using drugs or alcohol, you can…

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Toolkit: Fact Sheet: Preventing Teen Prescription Medicine Abuse

This one-page fact sheet will help you prevent teen prescription medicine abuse

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Toolkit: ​American Dental Association: Prevention of Prescription Opioid Abuse- the Role of the Dentist.

All providers can apply the critical information and concepts covered in this article to their practice, including…

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Toolkit: The Power of Grandparents

​Grandparents play an important role in preventing their grandchildren from drinking and using drugs. Find out how…

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Toolkit: Guía de las Drogas para los Padres (Drug Guide for Parents)

​This Spanish-language drug guide is a quick reference for the names, appearance, dangers, and other important information…

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Toolkit: Treatment e-Book

​Learn what alcohol and drug abuse treatment is, how to find the right type of treatment for…

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Prescription Drug Abuse

The Medicine Abuse Project is a five-year action campaign that aims to prevent half a million teens from abusing medicine by the year 2017. The campaign provides comprehensive resources for parents and caregivers, law enforcement officials, health care providers, educators and others so that everyone can take a stand and help end medicine abuse. The Medicine Abuse Project website includes information about prevention of prescription drug abuse, painkiller addiction, and over-the-counter (OTC) medicine abuse. It provides information about how to dispose of medicine and how to safeguard the medicine in your home, as well as lists medicine abuse facts and includes comprehensive information about the most abused prescription drugs.