Rx Drug Abuse Educational Video Series

Prescription Drugs: Questions and Answers — Education for Health Care Professionals and the Community

This YouTube* video is one of nine in an educational series on prescription drug disorders produced by the Center for Interventions, Treatment & Addictions Research (CITAR) at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. The series was produced to meet an educational objective under a contract from Public Health — Dayton and Montgomery County (PHDMC). This project was funded, in part, by the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and administered by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). The contents of the series are solely the responsibility of the presenters and do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC, ODH, PHDMC or Wright State University.

The series was created and developed by Russel Falck, M.A., associate professor of community health and project PI, with Robert Carlson, Ph.D., professor of community health, project co-PI and CITAR director; Raminta Daniulaityte, Ph.D., research assistant professor of community health and project co-investigator; and Tim Lane, M.Ed., the project's injury prevention coordinator. Videotaping and editing was provided by Wright State's Computing and Telecommunications Services. For more information, contact Russel Falck at (937) 775-2066 or russel.falck@wright.edu.

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These videos are best viewed on our YouTube Channel. Because some health care systems block access to YouTube from their networks, the videos, along with links to additional resources on each topic, are also posted on this website. Follow the links below to view videos on the Boonshoft School of Medicine website and see the resource links.


Community Symposium on Prescription Drug Abuse

A Community Symposium on Prescription Drug Abuse was web cast live on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010. The complete web cast may be viewed on this web site.

The Center for Interventions, Treatment & Addictions Research (CITAR) at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine is collaborating with Public Health-Dayton & Montgomery County (PHDMC) to address the problem of unintentional prescription drug poisonings through its Unintentional Prescription Drug Poisoning Project. CITAR is conducting the program under a contract with PHDMC with the bulk of its funding coming from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by way of by the Ohio Department of Health. The project was funded in April 2010.