Prescription Drug Misuse Prevention Training for College Students
PRESCRIPTION DRUG SAFETY OVERVIEW
Prescription drug abuse is a growing issue, and opioid abuse is now the leading cause of accidental deaths in the U.S. Now, more than ever, students are coming to campus already taking medications that have been prescribed for conditions such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, or for pain. It's critical to equip students with the right tools to prevent misuse and abuse.
Prescription Drug Safety is an innovative digital course that arms students with the knowledge and skills to make healthy, informed decisions when it comes to prescription medications using an evidence-based, population-level approach to prevention.
- Interactive modules allow students to practice refusal strategies and healthy alternatives for dealing with stress and uncertainty
- Customizable content allows for the inclusion of campus policies and additional resources
- Relatable scenarios walk learners through how they should respond if they encounter someone who has overdosed
PRESCRIPTION DRUG SAFETY TRAINING TOPICS:
Science of Addiction
Students learn about the psychological and physiological processes that lead to addiction.
Review information on prescription drug labels including strength, interactions, and disposal dates.
Practice refusal strategies and tactics to not be swayed by peer pressure.
Supporting a Friend
Teach students how to spot signs of addiction and abuse as well as how to respond to an overdose.