Category Archive: Prescription Drug Related

Nov 18

PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION SYMPOSIUM

ON DECEMBER 10TH, THERE WILL BE A PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION SYMPOSIUM.  WITH PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE BEING THE NUMBER ONE REASON ADULTS SEEK TREATMENT SERVICES, WE ARE MEETING TO TALK ABOUT THE ISSUES AND LOOK AT MAKING IN-ROADS TO PREVENTING THIS HEARTACHE.  THE SYMPOSIUM IS GEARED FOR THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY, WITH CMEs AVAILABLE THROUGH THE …

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Aug 02

Insights from a National Epidemic: The Medicine Abuse Project

On Thursday, September 5th, from 3:00 to 4:00 pm a webinar will be held on the topic of Prescription Drug Abuse prevention.  It will be held at the Mid-Michigan District Health Department in Stanton, MI.  YOU ARE INVITED!  For more information contact John Kroneck at 989-831-4591 or at JohnKroneck@CherryHealth.com.  Together we make a difference.

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Jun 20

OVER 500 POUNDS!!!

  WHEN THE MEDICATION DROP BOX PROGRAM WAS STARTED IN OCTOBER OF 2013, THE THINKING WAS THAT OUR TARGET FOR THE YEAR SHOULD BE COLLECTING 500 LBS OF MEDICATIONS.  IN LESS THAN FIVE MONTHS WE HAVE ALREADY SURPASSED 500 LBS  OF MEDICATIONS COLLECTED. THIS MEDICATION IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR ABUSE BY YOUTH.  IT IS ALSO NOT IN …

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Aug 10

Where to go for help …

When problems show up around alcohol and/or other drug use – our own or someone elses – it isn’t easy to know where to turn.  The link below will take you to a document listing all the Regional Coordinating offices for Montcalm and immediately surrounding counties.  By contacting the regional office in your area, they …

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Jan 11

HOW CAN I TELL IF MY CHILD IS DOING DRUGS?

While it is difficult to distingish typical adolescent behavior from drug-induced behavior, parents should consdier possible drug use if they notice several of these changes in their child: 1. Changes in Physical Appearance – Lack of personal cleanliness, messy appearance Red eyes and frequent use of eye drops Runny nose, congestion, coughing Wearing dark glasses …

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