Supporting youth, families, educators, and communities who are committed to the prevention of alcohol and drug use. Working together, we can reduce substance abuse in our 20 eastern New Hampshire communities.
Medical Provider Video-Vigilant Patient Visit
Members of the Rx Taskforce teamed up to produce a short video illustrating the importance of screening in medical settings. Video Talent New England donated substantial time to this project and worked with Jason Lucey, ARNP and Wendy Pressly, RN and Tom Barnes of Pain Care, who wrote the script. The 9 minute video demonstrates how medical providers can implement strategies to prevent drug diversion among patients while awaiting the implementation of the NH Prescription Monitoring Program. To watch the video click HERE.
The Rx Epidemic: Community Solutions to an Evolving Problem
Over 70 people from around the region and State gather on June 7th to hear about the current trends and solutions related to prescription drug misuse. Presentation from the breakout sessions and the panels can be access HERE. This event was sponsored by the ONE Voice Regional Network, Bridging the Gaps NH, Dover Coalition for Youth and the People Care Foundation. The workgroup responsible for planning the summit include Rx Taskforce Members: Lara Willard, Kris Howlett, Bob Pease, Vicki Hebert, Graham Griffin, Sara Dillingham and Melissa Silvey.