Online Program

Preventing prescription opioid abuse in military and other settings

Monday, November 2, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session will provide an overview of prescription drug, illicit drug, and opioid drug misuse in community and military populations. In addition, the session will explore overdose fatality risks, prescriber behavior, and interventions targeting prevention and detection of drug misuse.
Session Objectives: Describe the rise in prescription drug misuse. Identify the prevalence of specific indicators of opiate misuse and overdose in the diverse settings. Evaluate the impact of multiple interventions on youth and military populations.
Brandon Johnson, Ph.D.(c), M.B.A.

Recent experiences of opioid overdose in a community-based sample of post-9/11 US veterans   
Enrique R. Pouget, PhD, Alex Bennett, PhD, Luther Elliott, Ph.D., Andrew Golub, PhD, Andrew Rosenblum, Ph.D. and Peter Britton, Ph.D.
Prescription for Discharge: A Prescription drug abuse prevention program for the U.S. Navy   
Kristina Cook, MA, Communication; PMP, Teha Kennard, MS and Erin Brennan, Social Marketing Professional
Prescription opiate use and the Dental Setting   
Harold Pollack, PhD, Lisa Metsch, PhD, Caleb Alexander, MD, Carrigan Parish, DMD, Matthew Matthew Daubresse, MHS and Margaret Pereyra, Dr.P.H.

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services, Medical Care Section

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)