“As drug overdose deaths have grown to unprecedented levels in America, federal efforts have attempted to combat the substance abuse problem on multiple fronts.
Programs and new laws have addressed everything from keeping tabs on Medicare opioid prescriptions to gathering unused prescription drugs so they won’t be misused among friends and family.
This week’s WatchBlog, in observance of National Prevention Week, takes a look at some of our recent work in the area of substance abuse prevention including:
Synthetic Opioids Arrive
Friends, Family, and Prescription Drugs
Focusing on the Young
Focusing on Seniors
Source: GAO.gov – May 17, 2018