Alliance to Prevent the Abuse of Medicines Issues Open Letter to Senate Appropriations Committee Urging Increased Funding to Battle Prescription Drug Abuse
WASHINGTON, DC (May 12, 2015) – In an open letter sent to the Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Labor-HHS-Education, the Alliance to Prevent the Abuse of Medicines urged the need for dedicated resources to be put forth toward curbing prescription drug abuse and misuse – an emerging healthcare issue facing the nation. The letter highlighted the complexity of this growing public health threat and the necessity for federal and state leaders to collaborate on achievable...
Alliance to Prevent the Abuse of Medicines Urges Nation’s Governors to Improve Prescription Drug Abuse Monitoring Programs
WASHINGTON, DC (May 6, 2015) – In an open letter sent to governors of all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and territories, the Alliance to Prevent the Abuse of Medicines applauded state leaders on their commitment to tackling prescription drug abuse and urged their focus on the importance of fully funded, interoperable Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs).