Fighting Prescription Drug Abuse at Buchanan High School

Fighting prescription drug abuse at Buchanan High School
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — This week, Buchanan High School is the hub for a series of events. All organized to fight the dangers prescription drug abuse. Groups, volunteers, high school students and folks simply supporting the fight against prescription drug …
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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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FDA Commisioner: Zohydro Won't Increase Drug Abuse
Patrick announced new restrictions on Zohydro that require doctors to evaluate a patient's substance abuse history, provide a letter of medical necessity to pharmacies, and sign a pain management treatment agreement with patients who are prescribed the …
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Local coalitions aim to prevent underage substance abuse
From April through June, when alcohol-related traffic fatalities and incidents are the highest, the Chandler Coalition on Youth Substance Abuse, Mesa Prevention Alliance and Tempe Coalition use public service announcements, campaigns and youth …
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