Schools across the country have access to EVERFI’s digital prevention education curriculum at no cost thanks to the efforts of the Prescription Drug Safety Network partners. Since the Network’s launch in 2017, the program has reached more than 300,000 students across all 50 states. Click into each state to learn more.
Data collected from more than 150,000 students who completed the Prescription Drug Safety curriculum in the 2018-19 academic year shows that the course positively impacted students’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviors regarding prescription drug safety. Highlights include:
- On average, students across 6 topics earned a 48% knowledge increase from pre- to post-lesson assessments.
- 52% more students said it was their responsibility to prevent misuse and abuse at their schools (from 31% pre-course to 47% post-course)
- More than 70% of students reported that the course made them more confident in their ability to recognize and intervene when a friend may be misusing prescription drugs.
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