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Cardinal Health Foundation, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy Join Forces to Prevent Prescription Medication Abuse
Date:10/28/2009

DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Cardinal Health Foundation today announced that it has awarded The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy a $100,000 grant to create education and outreach programs that empower pharmacists, colleges and universities to fight prescription medication abuse and misuse in their communities.

According to the Ohio Department of Health, more than a quarter of all Ohio high school students have reported using a prescription medication without a doctor's prescription.(1) The abuse and misuse of prescription drugs is second only to marijuana use as the nation's most prevalent drug problem(2), and more than 16.2 million Americans age 12 and older have taken a prescription pain reliever, tranquilizer, stimulant or sedative for non-medical reasons(3).

"When used as intended, prescription and over-the-counter medications are safe and can improve and save lives. However, when they are not taken as intended, these medications can lead to addictions, health problems and even death," said Ken Hale, assistant dean for Professional and External Affairs at The Ohio Sate University. "With more Americans abusing prescription drugs than cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens and inhalants combined, it's clear that more needs to be done to combat this growing societal issue. With support from the Cardinal Health Foundation, the programming that we are developing will help more Americans understand prescription medication abuse and how to prevent it."

Shelley Bird, executive vice president of Cardinal Health and chairperson of the Cardinal Health Foundation, said "We know that in most communities, patients look to their neighborhood pharmacist as the trusted health care resource they visit most. The goal of this funding is to develop tools and resources that pharmacists and pharmacy students can use to improve the overall health of their communities by educating patients and peers about how to d
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