252733 ONDCP: A public health model

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 8:30 AM

David K. Mineta , Office of National Drug Control Policy, Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC
Abstract: To effectively reduce the impact of drug use in our Nation, a continuum of prevention, early intervention, treatment, and recovery support services is required that involves participation of all sectors of society, including health care, social service, and law enforcement. This presentation will highlight the public health model used to frame the demand reduction components of the Obama Administration's National Drug Control Strategy and how it links to the National Prevention Strategy.

Learning Areas:
Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe the consequences of drug abuse and dependence in America Explain the key principles of the Presidentís National Drug Control Strategy and its increased emphasis on a public health approach Discuss how evidence-based approaches are developed and implemented through research, community action, and clinical preventive services Assess the challenges of moving to a public health approach to reducing the consequences of drug use

Keywords: Alcohol, Other Drugs

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Deputy Director of Demand Reduction, Office of National Drug Control Policy
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.