Drug Free Broward

In 2007 there was an average of NINE lethal overdoses per day due to prescription drug abuse in Florida alone. We are dedicated to reducing prescription drug abuse and all its devastating consequences on individuals, families and communities. * Over 700,000…Read More

Prescription Drug Monitoring Bill - No.SB 462 - Overview:

Title: Prescription Drug Monitoring Bill No. SB 462 Provisions: The bill requires the Department of Health (DOH), by Dec. 1, 2010, to design and establish a comprehensive electronic system to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of certain controlled…Read More

Letter of Support to Gov. Crist

Hello PDMP Supporters! Please cut and past the below sample letter and email it to our Governor: [email protected] June __, 2009 Governor Charlie Crist The Capitol PL 05 400 South Monroe St. Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0001 Dear Governor…Read More

PDMP Advocacy

Check it out: Collaborative Labs - The Florida Office of Drug Control Advocacy Webpage: http://www.collaborativelabs.com/pdmp/PDMP Maps of Existing PDMP's in the US: http://www.fightrxabuse.org/topics/RxAbuse/PDMPmap.htm

Support the PDMP in Florida!!!

Some facts: • 38 other states have enacted prescription monitoring programs (PMP). • Florida has become a source state for illegally diverted medications for residents from Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, West Virginia, Massachusetts, New York, and other states.…Read More

Interesting Facts

• Over 742,000 Floridians illegally misuse prescription pain medications each year risking serious medical complications, addiction and death based on estimates from the US Department of Health and Human Services. • The rate of Florida 12th grade students…Read More

Prescription Medication Abuse Task Force

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