Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse

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President's Challenge 2014 - See who has taken the pledge! 

Reducing Harms Associated With Prescription Drugs

Strategies and Resources

Addressing nonmedical use and abuse of controlled prescription drugs will require collaboration across a range of disciplines and fields. The President’s Challenge platform reflects a comprehensive approach, spanning multiple domains: Prevention Strategies, Monitoring and Surveillance, Control and Enforcement, and Treatment and Recovery.

The four sections of the image below contain links to strategies and resources that can be used to meet this challenge.

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About the 2014 President's Challenge

Learn more about the challenge and view a map of states/territories that have taken the "15 by 15" pledge.

ASTHO Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse Strategic Map: 2013-2015

The framework provided by the ASTHO Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse Strategic Map: 2013-2015 will guide the challenge, with strategic priorities that support the central challenge of achieving measurable reductions in controlled prescription drug misuse, abuse, and overdose.