West Michigan kids are misusingprescription drugs at age 13.TalkSooner.org
West Michigan kids are misusingprescription drugs at age 13.TalkSooner.org
ASAP Sub-CommitteeGoalsGoal 1:• Reduce Youth Misuse of Rx and OTCMedicationsGoal 2:• Reduce Adult Misuse of Rxmedications
ASAP Sub-CommitteeObjectivesObjective 1.A:• Increase CommunityParticipation in Proper Storageand Disposal of MedicationsOb...
ASAP Sub-CommitteeObjectivesObjective 2.A:• Safe Prescription Practices Will BeFollowed By Care Providers andPharmacistsOb...
West Michigan kids are misusingprescription drugs at age 13.TalkSooner.org
0%5%10%15%20%Alcohol Tobacco Marijuana Huffing RX Painkillers7th grade9th grade11th gradeAllegan County youth survey 2011:...
Youth Prescription Drug use-Allegan CountyPercentage ofstudents who evertook a prescriptiondrug such asRitalin, Adderal, o...
Youth Prescription Painkiller use-Allegan CountyPercentage ofstudents who evertook painkillerssuch as OxyContin,Codeine, P...
Youth Prescription Drug use-Allegan CountyPercentage ofstudents who tooka prescription drugsuch as Ritalin,Adderal, or Xan...
Youth Prescription Painkiller use-Allegan CountyPercentage ofstudents who tookpainkillers such asOxyContin,Codeine, Percoc...
West Michigan kids are misusingprescription drugs at age 13.TalkSooner.org
West Michigan kids are misusingprescription drugs at age 13.TalkSooner.org
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Thank you for attending today!Contact:Heidi DentonPrevention SpecialistAllegan CMHhdenton@accmhs.org269-673-6617 #2714
Safe prescribing Practices Conference for Medical Professionals june 2013
Safe prescribing Practices Conference for Medical Professionals june 2013
Safe prescribing Practices Conference for Medical Professionals june 2013
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Safe prescribing Practices Conference for Medical Professionals june 2013

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Participants will:
Report their intent to support and/or actively work towards incorporating best practices in responsible prescribing guidelines into their everyday practice of medicine.
Report an increased knowledge of the Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS) and the benefits of reporting regularly to MAPS.
Report intent to support and/or actively work towards incorporating consistent use of the MAPS into their everyday practice of prescribing controlled substances.
Report that at the training they received easy to use tools that can help them to better educate their patients on the importance of taking medications as prescribed.
Gain an increased knowledge of local, state, and national substance abuse and mental health treatment resources.

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  • Current use = Past 30 day use Arranged : Most to Least used Increased: Rx (7.6% 2007), OTC (6.9% 2007), Decreased: Alcohol ( 29.7% 2007), cigarettes ( 18.3% 2007), marijuana (14.4% 2007)
  • Safe prescribing Practices Conference for Medical Professionals june 2013

    1. 1. West Michigan kids are misusingprescription drugs at age 13.TalkSooner.org
    2. 2. West Michigan kids are misusingprescription drugs at age 13.TalkSooner.org
    3. 3. ASAP Sub-CommitteeGoalsGoal 1:• Reduce Youth Misuse of Rx and OTCMedicationsGoal 2:• Reduce Adult Misuse of Rxmedications
    4. 4. ASAP Sub-CommitteeObjectivesObjective 1.A:• Increase CommunityParticipation in Proper Storageand Disposal of MedicationsObjective 1.B:• Increase Perception of Risk ofMisuse
    5. 5. ASAP Sub-CommitteeObjectivesObjective 2.A:• Safe Prescription Practices Will BeFollowed By Care Providers andPharmacistsObjective 2.B:• Increase Community Awareness ofSafe and Secure Practices, Risks ofUsing Medications Not Prescribedand Sharing Medications
    6. 6. West Michigan kids are misusingprescription drugs at age 13.TalkSooner.org
    7. 7. 0%5%10%15%20%Alcohol Tobacco Marijuana Huffing RX Painkillers7th grade9th grade11th gradeAllegan County youth survey 2011:students reporting past 30 day use
    8. 8. Youth Prescription Drug use-Allegan CountyPercentage ofstudents who evertook a prescriptiondrug such asRitalin, Adderal, orXanax without adoctor’sprescription.( Middle School only)0.00%1.00%2.00%3.00%4.00%5.00%6.00%7.00%2010 20125.10%6.70%
    9. 9. Youth Prescription Painkiller use-Allegan CountyPercentage ofstudents who evertook painkillerssuch as OxyContin,Codeine, Percocet,or Tylenol IIIwithout a doctor’sprescription.(Middle School only)11.30%11.40%11.50%11.60%11.70%11.80%11.90%12.00%12.10%12.20%2010 201211.60%12.20%
    10. 10. Youth Prescription Drug use-Allegan CountyPercentage ofstudents who tooka prescription drugsuch as Ritalin,Adderal, or Xanaxwithout a doctor’sprescription duringthe past 30 day.(High School only)0.00%1.00%2.00%3.00%4.00%5.00%6.00%2010 20124.70%6.00%
    11. 11. Youth Prescription Painkiller use-Allegan CountyPercentage ofstudents who tookpainkillers such asOxyContin,Codeine, Percocet,or Tylenol IIIwithout a doctor’sprescription duringthe past 30 days.(High School only)6.80%7.00%7.20%7.40%7.60%7.80%8.00%8.20%8.40%2010 20127.40%8.30%
    12. 12. West Michigan kids are misusingprescription drugs at age 13.TalkSooner.org
    13. 13. West Michigan kids are misusingprescription drugs at age 13.TalkSooner.org
    14. 14. Download our new app in July!Download our new app in July!
    15. 15. Thank you for attending today!Contact:Heidi DentonPrevention SpecialistAllegan CMHhdenton@accmhs.org269-673-6617 #2714

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