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•  Content	
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•  Expected	
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Collaboration: Foundation for Success
Center	
  for	
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Preven#on	
  
Center	
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Vision Session: Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP): U.S. Strategy on Rx Drug Abuse - Francis Harding

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  1. 1. U.S.  Strategy  on  Rx  Drug  Abuse    SAMHSA’s  Perspec:ve   Na#onal  Rx  Drug  Abuse  Summit   April  23,  2014   Atlanta,  GA   Frances  M.  Harding   Director   SAMHSA’s  Center  for  Substance  Abuse  Preven#on  
  2. 2. •  About  24  million  Americans  age  12  or  older  star5ng   nonmedical  pain  reliever  use  since  2002.   •  Rate  of  past  year  use  is  4.6  percent,  but  there  is   geographic  varia5on:   –  3.6  percent  in  North  Dakota   –  5.8  percent  in  Arkansas   •  Of  the  10  states  with  highest  combined  2011,  2012  use   rates:   –  4  are  in  the  South  region,  3  are  in  the  West  region   •  Of  the  10  states  with  lowest  rates:   –  4  are  in  the  Midwest  region   –  4  are  in  the  South  region  
  3. 3. Soaring  Incidence  of  Deaths     due  to  Drug  Overdoses    38,000   overdose   deaths   (2010)   •  5X  increase  since  1980   •  Overdose  deaths  outnumber:   •  Traffic  crashes   •  Homicides     •  Increased  use  of  prescrip5on   opioids  to  treat  pain   •  Misuse:   •  Drug  dependence   •  Self-­‐medica5on     •  Incorrect  doses  
  4. 4. SAMHSA’s  Efforts  to  Prevent     Prescrip#on  Drug  Abuse   •  Partnerships  for  Success   Grant  Program   •  Preven5on  of  Prescrip5on   Abuse  in  the  Workplace   Technical  Assistance  Center  
  5. 5. SAMHSA’s  Efforts  to  Prevent     Prescrip#on  Drug  Abuse  (con#nued)   •  Opioid  Overdose  Preven5on   Toolkit  (New)   •  Drug  Free  Communi5es   •  Substance  Abuse  Block  Grant  
  6. 6. Opioid  Overdose  Preven#on  Toolkit   •  Content  for   – Providers   – Pa5ents   •  Do’s  and  Don’ts   •  Recognizing  overdose   •  Rescue  breathing   •  Understanding  how  Naloxone  works   •  How  to  administer  Naloxone  
  7. 7. Informing  Pa#ents     about  Opioid  Therapy   •  Expected  benefits  and  risks   •  Use  of  naloxone  and  expected   response  in  case  of  opioid  overdose   •  Pa5ent  responsibili5es   •  Prescriber  monitoring   •  Treatment  Agreements  
  8. 8. Collaboration: Foundation for Success Center  for  Substance  Abuse   Preven#on   Center  for  Mental  Health  Services   Center  for  Substance  Abuse   Treatment     Center  for  Behavioral  Health   Sta#s#cs  and  Quality   hVp://www.samhsa.gov  

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