Tuesday, September 4, 2012

The Medicine Abuse Project launches

The Partnership at Drugfree.orgSeptember 23 – 29, 2012


Medicine Bottle with Labels
The Medicine Abuse Project launches the week of September 23-29, setting the stage for a multi-year effort to raise awareness and curb the abuse of medicine.
Join The Partnership at Drugfree.organd help us prevent a half a million teens from abusing medicine within five years through education and action.
Our Action Plan
Together with parents, teachers, health care professionals, media and state, local and federal government partners, we are leading a national education effort and call to action to:
Medicine Bottle
  • Educate about the dangers of abusing prescription and over-the-counter medicines
  • Monitor prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines
  • Safeguard and properly Dispose of unused medication
  • Eliminate improper prescribing and dispensing practices


Corporate Partners

Help us raise awareness and reduce medicine abuse through corporate citizenship. To learn how you can align your company or association with a nationwide campaign that will make an impact in the medicine abuse issue, and support families across the country contact April Brown, Director of Corporate Relations at april_brown@drugfree.org or  212.973.3555.

Strategic Partners

Nonprofit organizations, grassroots, advocacy, academic and health professionals will play a crucial role raising awareness about the dangers of medicine abuse during this national campaign. To learn more about national and local strategic partner opportunities, please contact Marcia Lee Taylor, SVP, Government Affairs atmarcialee_taylor@drugfree.org or  202-841-3156.

1 comment:

  1. Tremendous resource. Thank you for the time and energy you are providing others who are looking for this.