Prescription Drugs

Pharmacists Teach

CVS Pharmacy, 2017 This brochure describes a program to educate teens and parents about prescription drug abuse, offered at no cost. read more

Cannabis Use and Risk of Prescription Opioid Use Disorder in the United States

Olfson et al., 2017 This publication discusses research conducted to determine whether cannabis use is associated with a change in the risk of incident nonmedical prescription opioid use and opioid use disorder at 3-year... read more

Rhode Island Permanent Prescription Drug Disposal Sites

Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals, 2017 This flyers lists all free, anonymous prescription drug disposal sites in Rhode Island. Under the name of each site is its location and phone... read more

Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse: Prevention Strategies from the Research Literature (Part 3)

SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies, 2017 This webinar summary (available in the PDF link above) describes the final in a three-part series, the webinar explores strategies aimed at reducing the harm (i.e., fatal and non-fatal... read more

Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse: Prevention Strategies from the Research Literature (Part 2)

SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies, 2017 This webinar summary (available in the PDF link above) describes the second in a three-part series, the webinar explores strategies aimed at decreasing the availability and diversion of prescription... read more

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