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Generation Rx:  The Adolescent Pharming Phenomenon

Broadcast Date: April 3, 2008
(1 hour, 50 minutes)

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Program Overview

The abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs has taken root among America’s teens and the behavior is not registering with parents. When these medications are abused, or used for anything other than their intended purpose under a doctor’s supervision, they can be every bit as dangerous as illegal street drugs. The focus of this program will be to discuss what we must do to fight this problem.

For more information, view the conference flyer.

Target Audience

Clinicians, nurses, educators, social workers, health educators and other public health providers who counsel, educate and manage adolescent clients. This program will also be of interest to school personnel including counselors, teachers, school nurses and administrators.

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None for this program

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334-206-5618 or email ALPHTN