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1 Alliance of States with Prescription Monitoring Programs
Link: http://www.pmpalliance.org/
Description: A national organization of representatives from states that have established or are interested in establishing programs to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of prescription drugs. It provides a forum for information exchange among state and federal agencies as well as a resource for contact and other information on prescription monitoring programs.
Subjects: Prescription drugs
Categories: Information Resources | Organizations and Advocacy
2 Bureau of Justice Assistance. Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
Link: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/grant/prescripdrugs.html
Description: Prescription monitoring programs (PMP) in States help prevent and detect the diversion and abuse of pharmaceutical controlled substances, particularly at the retail level where no other automated information collection system exists.
Subjects: Prescription drugs
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
3 A Closer Look At State Prescription Monitoring Programs - Drug Enforcement Administration
4 National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI)
Link: http://www.naddi.org
Description: NIADDI members are responsible for investigating and prosecuting pharmaceutical drug diversion. Their objective is to improve the members' ability to investigate, and prosecute, pharmaceutical drug diversion. ..
Subjects: Prescription drugs
Categories: Professional Societies
5 National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
Link: http://www.casacolumbia.org
Description: Columbia University. Founded in 1992, CASA is the only national organization that brings together under one roof all the professional disciplines needed to study and combat abuse of all substances -- alcohol, nicotine, illegal drugs, prescription drugs, performance enhancing drugs - in all sectors of society. Chairman: Joseph A. Califano.
Subjects: Prescription drugs
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
6 NIDA InfoFacts: Science-Based Facts on Drug Abuse and Addiction
7 Non-Medical Use and Abuse: Prescription-Type and Over-the-Counter (SAMHSA)
Link: http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/prescription.htm
Description: SAMHSA's page with reports and statistics about prescription and OTC drug abuse.
Subjects: Prescription-type opiates | Prescription stimulants | Over-the-counter drugs | Prescription drugs
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources | Statistical Resource
8 Prescription Drug Abuse
Link: http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/prescriptiondrugs/
Description: Prescription drug abuse is the fastest-growing drug problem in the United States. The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) website on this issue provides links to an overview, research, resources, prevention and useful facts.
Subjects: Prescription-type opiates | Prescription drugs
Categories: Information Resources
9 Researched Abuse, Diversion, and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS) System
Link: http://www.radars.org/News.aspx
Description: The Researched Abuse, Diversion and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARSĀ®) System is a prescription drug abuse, misuse and diversion surveillance system that collects timely product-and geographically-specific data. Data comes from poison centers, drug diversion, opioid treatment centers, college survey, etc. The RADARS System measures rates of abuse, misuse and diversion throughout the United States, contributing to the understanding of trends and aiding the development of effective interventions. These data assist pharmaceutical companies in fulfillment of their regulatory obligations such as risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMS). The RADARS System was developed in 2002 by Purdue Pharma L.P. in response to increasing concerns of anticipated rates of prescription opioid abuse in the United States. In January 2006, the RADARS System became a non-profit operation of the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, a division of Denver Health and Hospital Authority.
Subjects: Prescription-type opiates | Prescription drugs
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Organizations and Advocacy | Statistical Resource
10 Take Back Your Meds
Link: http://www.takebackyourmeds.org/
Description: Web site developed by a group of health organizations, police departments, drug stores, local governments, and others in Washington State to help support medication take-back programs to reduce access to prescription drugs. Includes information on how and where to dispose of prescription medications as well as links to news, media, and other resources.
Subjects: Prescription drugs | Prescription-type opiates | Prescription stimulants
Categories: Washington State | Information Resources | Organizations and Advocacy