School Reform, Student Safety, Prescription Drug Abuse Targets of Legislative

School reform, student safety, prescription drug abuse targets of legislative

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The General Assembly will also continue to work on the state's prescription drug epidemic and the continuing spread of methamphetamine abuse, which has worked its way from rural areas to metropolitan centers. "The drug problem costs the state so much," …
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FDA issues draft guidance on abuse-deterrent opioids

Filed under: prescription drug addiction help

The FDA continues to encourage the development of abuse-deterrent formulations of opioids and believes that these products have promise to help reduce prescription drug abuse. At the same time, the FDA remains committed to ensuring that patients with …
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Prescription Drug Abuse in Indian Country Lamar Associates – Indian Country Training, a division of Lamar Associates, 100 percent Native American owned Professional Training and Technical Assistance company. Prescription Drug Abuse in Indian Country continues to increase and in some Tribal communities eclipse the methamphetamine crisis. This interview took place on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation with Agnes and Patricia Devereaux, sisters to Rita Devereaux who died of a prescription drug overdose in 2005. The sisters agreed to the interview conducted by Walter Lamar, a cousin to the Devereaux family and enrolled Blackfeet Tribal Member.

 

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