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PRC4 2017 Regional Needs Assessment Available for Download

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Click the following link: 2017 Regional Needs Assessment . You may...read more

Be Aware. Don’t Share. Take the Pledge to “Lock Your Meds.”

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Lock Your Meds® is a national multi-media campaign designed to reduce prescription drug abuse by making adults aware that they are the “unwitting suppliers” of prescription medications being used in unintended ways, especially by young people. Produced...read more

Prescription Opioid Addiction Risk Among Young Adults Jumped 37 Percent Between 2002 and 2014

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TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young adults in the United States are more likely to become addicted to prescription opioids than they were in years past. And they're more likely to use heroin, too, a new study says. A...read more

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Source: By: Amber Shepperd, M.A., Regional Evaluator – Prevention Resource Center 4, East Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic By: Amber Shepperd, M.A., Regional Evaluator – Prevention Resource Center 4, East Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Open up any newspaper, social media application, or research journal today and you will see one thing...read more