2014 Monitoring the Future Survey results announced.

December 16, 2014 0

Today, ONDCP Acting Director Michael P. Botticelli joined Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse along with Dr. Lloyd Johnston and Dr. Richard Miech of the University of Michigan to announce the results of the 2014 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey.  The survey, conducted earlier this year by scientists at the University of Michigan, tracks annual drug use and attitudes among 8th, 10th, and 12th-grade students. There is good news in […]

Welcome to Lakemoor! The newest prescription drug disposal box in the county!

November 24, 2014 0

The Village of Lakemoor, their Police Department and Save A Star Drug Awareness Foundation have established a pill disposal and collection program? The purpose of this program is to collect and safely dispose of unwanted and unused medications, thus keeping them out of the hands of individuals who might otherwise become victims of prescription drug abuse. The Save A Star Drug Awareness Foundation was founded in Highland Park, Illinois by David and Gail Katz and […]

Lake County State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim leading way on overdose death prevention!

November 21, 2014 0

Lake County State’s Attorney Michael G. Nerheim announced that the Lake County Opioid initiative has equipped and trained thirty-two police departments, including the entire Lake County Sheriff’s Office with the tools to reverse opioid overdose via the use of Naloxone. The program enables law enforcement personnel to carry the antidote in their squad cars and utilize it when responding to overdose situations. “We want community members to know that their health and safety comes first. […]

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