Medical professional, researcher, legislator, law enforcement official, PMP director, or interested citizen — all know the importance of keeping up with the latest developments in prescription monitoring. The Alliance is committed to providing timely news information through a growing list of press releases and media articles.
DEA's Fifth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Results
ONDCP and NIDA Release New Online Training Tool for Healthcare Providers
COE White Paper on PDMP Best Practices Released
National Governors Association Announce Prescription Drug Abuse Reduction Policy Academy
Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Wyoming
10/01/12: ONDCP and NIDA Release New Online Training Tool for Healthcare Providers
09/20/12: COE White Paper on PDMP Best Practices Released
09/13/12: National Governors Association Announce Prescription Drug Abuse Reduction Policy Academy
09/04/12: Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Wyoming
08/02/12: DPS Launches Online Version of Texas Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
07/24/12: Congressional Research Service PDMP Report
06/21/12: Frequency of Prescription Pain Reliever Nonmedical Use
06/21/12: New Health IT Effort Aimed at Reducing Prescription Drug Abuse to be Tested in Indiana and Ohio
03/27/12: National Institute of Justice Solicitation: Research on Illegal Prescription Drug Market Interventions
03/7/12: CESAR FAX Special Series on Buprenorphine Updated
03/5/12: CESAR Publishes Report Warning of Emerging Epidemic of Buprenorphine Misuse
02/17/12: USA Today Editorial - Prescription Drug Deaths Demand Attention
02/17/12: AOAAM Webinar Series: "Universal Precautions in Prescribing Opiates"
02/15/12: States struggle with prescription drug abuse"
01/30/12: WA PBS Documentary: "Prescription for Abuse"
01/25/12: CDC Grand Rounds: Prescription Drug Overdoses – A U.S. Epidemic
01/24/12: GAO Report on Prescription Pain Reliever Abuse
12/13/11: Many young children overdosing from medicines at home
12/12/11: Schedules of Controlled Substances: DEA Placement of Carisoprodol Into Schedule IV
12/06/11: NASCSA Announces 2012 PDMP Grant Solicitation
12/02/11: Florida should share prescription drug data with other states, Health Department recommends
11/01/11: CDC Vital Signs: "Prescription Painkiller Overdoses in the US"
10/25/11: USA Today: States target prescriptions by 'pill mills'
10/04/11: GAO Report - Medicare Part D: Instances of Questionable Access to Prescription Drugs
09/19/11: A Dramatic Rise Seen In The Number Of Children Poisoned By Medication
09/19/11: Drug deaths now outnumber traffic fatalities in U.S.
08/26/11: US GAO Report on DEA Diversion Control Program
08/25/11: Four States form an Interstate Rx Drug Task Force
08/05/11: Iowa task force to focus on the increase in prescription drug abuse
07/11/11: With Abuse Increasing, Army Limits Addictive Meds
07/11/11: ONDCP Releases 2011 National Drug Control Strategy
07/10/11: Prescription Drug Deaths Soar in Michigan
07/08/11: CDC Report on FL Drug Overdose Deaths
07/05/11: Oklahoma prescription database is tool to curb drug abuse
06/23/11: Medicare and Medicaid FAST Act Article
Medicare and Medicaid FAST Act Bill
06/06/2011 - Determination That ORLAAM (Levomethadyl Acetate Hydrochloride) Oral Solution, 10 Milligrams/Milliliter, Was Not Withdrawn From Sale for Reasons of Safety or Effectiveness
06/02/11: SAMHSA Report- Treatment Admissions for Abuse of Benzodiazepines
05/24/11: Senate Subcommittee Hearing: Responding to the Prescription Drug Epidemic - View the webcast.
05/19/11: Prescription drugs killed my kid - A mother tells Dr. Drew her tragic story on CNN.
04/26/11: USA Today Editorial: When painkillers kill 2 people every hour, it's time to act
04/19/2011 - ONDCP 2011 Rx Abuse Prevention Plan
04/08/11 FL PMP Database Set to Move Forward
03/16/11 CDC Prescription Overdose PMP Research Grant
02/16/2011 - VT PMP Report
01/05/2011 - 2010 KASPER Satisfaction Survey Executive Summary