Overview

Higher Education

Prescription Drug Misuse Prevention Training for College Students

Empower your campus community with information to make healthy decisions about prescription drugs.

THIS COURSE COVERS

  • Stimulants
  • Depressants
  • Proper prescription drug use
  • Addiction
  • Signs of abuse
  • Supporting friends

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.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 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.

Understanding Prescriptions
Review information on prescription drug labels including strength, interactions, and disposal dates.

Refusal Skills
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.

An Evidence-Based Online Student Training Program

Easily deploy EVERFI’s customizable and proven prescription drug safety student training to create a campus where students thrive.

Fresh Content

EVERFI content is always up-to-date with the most effective strategies to prevent substance misuse at your institution.

Designed by Experts

EVERFI content is designed by 7 in-house, leading prevention experts in collaboration with renowned researchers and campus practitioners.

Customizable

EVERFI course content is configurable with over 20 points of customization allowing you to tailor the content to your unique institution.

Interactive Experience

Engaging exercises build bystander intervention skills by providing realistic scenarios and asking students to make the appropriate choice.

Best-in-Class User Experience

Course content is designed for use on desktop, tablet, and mobile, and built to WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards.

Data Insights

Real-time data dashboards help you monitor completion and track pre- and post-course attitudes and beliefs.

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