The Case for Prescription Drug EducationFive Reasons Why High Schools Need a Prevention Curriculum
Kids are being exposed to opioids and other prescription drugs at younger and younger ages. What can we do to keep them safe? What kind of curriculum is necessary?
In this paper published by the Prescription Drug Safety Network, you’ll learn:
- Why taking a population-level approach to prevention education is so important, and why local high school implementation is key
- What an evidence-informed prevention curriculum looks like and how it can help in the fight against prescription drug abuse
- How local industry partners are responding to this call with a high-school education course
- Why we need to focus on teaching high school students about prescription drug safety