• The charity also raised concern about rising drug-related deaths after findings from the survey suggest that many of the key risk factors have been heightened in 2014, including the purity of drugs. (belfasttelegraph.co.uk)
  • He said: "Coupled with substantial rises in ecstasy deaths and the challenges posed by new psychoactive substances in recent years, there is clearly much work to do in continuing to warn people about the dangers of drug taking. (belfasttelegraph.co.uk)
  • From accessing medicines to intellectual property to drug safety, PhRMA is devoted to advancing public policies that support innovative medical research, improve treatments and yield real results. (phrma.org)
  • Consistent use of prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) is one of the most effective tools in preventing and detecting potential doctor shoppers while allowing for legitimate medical use of needed medicines. (phrma.org)
  • As physicians and other prescribers are often on the frontlines of the fight against prescription drug abuse, they need ongoing training to ensure they meet the legitimate medical needs of patients while reducing the potential for abuse. (phrma.org)
  • Expanded educational efforts are also needed to ensure that the public, patients, caregivers and others understand the dangers of prescription drug abuse and their role in reducing the potential for abuse. (phrma.org)
  • She has been a member of the NH Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor's Association since 1984, and has served as the Northeast Regional Vice President for the NAADAC, the Association of Addiction Professionals, President of NAADAC and is currently past president of NAADAC. (voiceamerica.com)