Develop well-defined educational interventions for both patients and the community that will assist in preventing deaths and other negative outcomes due to prescription opioids and other prescription medications.
This Work Group is open to the public and meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 4:00-5:00pm at the Department of Human Services in RM 212.
120 North, 200 west (corner of N. Temple and 200 west) in room 212. Visitor parking is immediately north of the Human Services Building on the top level of the parking garage. All visitors must check in at the west entrance of the building.
Group Discussion Page:
Group Discussion Page. This is a way to keep the discussion going in-between meetings. Add your comments and read comments from others.
(These are provided by Work Group Members as reference materials; they are not endorsed by UDOH)
STIPDA website (CDC) (Utah presentation on guidelines. Also see North Carolina)
Florida Drug Video: Rx Drugs Killing More Than Pain
Prescription Danger Zones by the Anti-Drug Campaign
Children SAfety Network WEbinar
Poison Control Center by Marty Malheiro
Disposal of Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products by Leah Ann Lamb
Partnership for a Drug Free America Rx Drug Abuse TV Spots
COPS guide to Rx Fraud by US Department of Justice
Prescription for Peril: How Insurance Fraud Finances Theft & Abuse of Addictive Prescription Drugs referenced in our meetings by Kevin Wyatt
Increase in Poisoning and Methadone-related Deaths by CDC, NCHS
Prescription Drug White House Initiative
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs are Effective by Carnavale
Vanguard TV Spot Scripts and Concepts
Kevin Wyatt's Presentation on Medical Insurance Fraud
Utah Narcotic Enforcement Team Website Check it Out!
Article in Salt Lake City Employee newsletter by Abbie Vianes
2006 SAMHSA Substate report (see section A.5.1. for prescription abuse)
Telltale Signs of Severe Pain
Maine's Close To Home Campaign
"Clean Out the Cabinet" by Kevin Scholz
Hospital Policies by Abbie Vianes
Theatre Advertising Costs by Kevin Scholz
New Hampshire's Draft on Disposal Options Strengths and Weaknesses
SAMSHA's Results from 2006 National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Drug-Free America Campaign: Materials and TV ads
Examples of pharmarcy hand-outs on Oxycodone, Opana, Fentanyl, Hydrocodone
Purdue Letter on Oxycontin that is handed out by Pharmacies
Taking Your Medications Safely Evaluation Report
SAMSHA's "Proper Disposal of Prescription Drugs" website
SAMSHA's pharmacy posters 1, 2, and 3.
Next Meeting: see CALENDAR