Prescription Drug Abuse: Strategies to Stop the Epidemic 2013, Rhode Island Brief
Trust for America’s Health, 2013
This brief reviews a range of national recommendations and examines a set of 10 indicators of strategies being used in states to help curb the prescription drug abuse epidemic. The brief also reviews state rates and trends related to prescription drug overdose.
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