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This package is designed to interest and educate students in an age-appropriate manner about their brains, why they should protect it, and how drugs s...(more)
This pamphlet lists medications that can cause harm when taken with alcohol and describes the effects that can result. The list gives the brand name b...(more)
Using Your Medicines Wisely explains how to take responsibility for your own health care, to obtain clear information from doctors and pharmacists, an...(more)
CHPA assisted the National Consumers League (NCL) in the development of this information brochure on dietary supplements. Provides consumer-friendly f...(more)
About the dangers of mixing alcohol and medications
My Medicines is a pocket-sized guide providing important tips for taking medications correctly, as well as ample room for consumers or their caregiver...(more)
This document is a current list of materials available from the NPRC library that relate to prescription drugs and opioids.
Offers a list prescription drugs commonly abused, including depressants, opioids and morphine derivatives, and stimulants, and provides their common a...(more)
This post card educates the public about the risks of abusing and becoming addicted to prescription drugs.
Getting High on Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs Is Dangerous: A Guide to Keeping Your Teenager Safe in a Changing World
This brochure provides vital information to parents on how to keep their teenagers safe in a changing world. Prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) m...(more)
CHPA developed this trifold brochure to help employees take advantage of the 2003 Internal Revenue Service ruling making over-the-counter (OTC) medici...(more)
This brochure warns about the possible deadly consequences of abuse of prescription pain relievers.
This bulletin discusses the increasing trend of prescription drug abuse by defining the abuse, explaining the concerns, listing the most commonly abus...(more)
This brochure highlights information about how both medications and alcohol affect the bodies of older adults. Steps to take in order to avoid harmful...(more)
Prescription and Over-the Counter Drug Abuse Admissions
non-medical users of pain relievers: characteristics of recent initiates
This full-color, 11"X17" poster was developed for employers to post in their break rooms, cafeterias, and other places where employees gather to remin...(more)
Designed to increase awareness of the danger of addiction and other problems from misusing prescription pain relievers. Advises taking prescription dr...(more)
Urges elderly patients to follow their prescription, even if they feel they need more to rid the pain.
Offers the latest research findings on prescription drug misuse, including the classes of prescription drugs that are most commonly misused, possible ...(more)
Pain Management without Psychological Dependence: A Guide for Healthcare Providers Substance Abuse in Brief, Fall 2006, Vol. 4, Issue 2
Provides healthcare providers with research-based information on how to provide pain management while avoiding psychological dependence on opioids. Di...(more)
How to prevent prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse in teens
This fact sheet was produced by the Drug Policy Alliance to tell about ritalin including signs of use, risks, and slang.
This fact sheet is produced by the Drug Policy Alliance and gives information on ketamine including uses, availability and risks.
This fact sheet is produced by the Drug Policy Alliance to give information about the use, risks, and slang for Oxycontin.
Studies identify Factors Surrounding rise in Abuse of Prescription Drugs by college students
Despite a decline in the number of Web sites advertising or selling controlled prescription drugs, like OxyContin and Valium, Xanax and Vicodin, and R...(more)
This poster warns about the possible deadly consequences of abuse of prescription pain relievers.
This assessment focuses primarily on domestic diversion of controlled prescription drugs (CPDs). It examines current nonmedical use of prescription-ty...(more)
This fact sheet tells about the Smart Disposal program and has a tear-away portion that describes how to safely dispose of prescription drugs.