Navigation Links
CADCA Chairman And CEO To Discuss Costs Of Prescription Drug Abuse At National Rx Drug Abuse Summit
Date:4/2/2013

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Research shows that prescription painkiller abuse and misuse cost insurers $72.5 billion – largely associated with emergency room visits, rehabilitation, and related health problems, as well as the costs for the desired medications. In addition, according to the Clinical Journal of Pain, prescription drug abuse cost our nation $42 billion in lost productivity and $8.2 billion in criminal justice costs. But prevention saves lives and money.  Every $1 dedicated to drug and alcohol prevention saves $7-$20 in costs from crime, incarceration, emergency room care, productivity, and premature death. At the National Rx Drug Abuse Summit in Orlando, Fla. Gen. Arthur T. Dean , Chairman and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation's leading substance abuse prevention organization representing over 5,000 community anti-drug coalitions, will join several national experts on a panel, entitled "The Cost of Rx Drug Abuse." During this session, Gen. Dean will discuss the various costs associated with prescription drug abuse to communities, individuals and families, and a comprehensive approach to addressing this complex problem.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130130/DC51396LOGO) WHO: Gen. Arthur T. Dean, CADCA Chairman & CEO, U.S. Army, RetiredDevlin Barrett, Reporter, The Wall Street JournalJohn J. Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of HealthDennis Jay, Executive Director, Coalition Against Insurance Fraud  John Niedermann, Deputy District Attorney, Major Narcotics Division, Office of the Los Angeles County District AttorneyWHAT:Panel discussion, entitled "The Cost of Rx Drug Abuse" at the National Rx Drug Abuse SummitWHEN:Wednesday, April 3rd, 8 a.m.WHERE:Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGateCADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America), is the national membership organization representing over 5,000 coalitions and affiliates working to make America's communities safe, healthy and drug-free. CADCA's mission is to strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities globally. Learn more at: www.cadca.org.

Media Contacts:
Natalia Martinez Duncan (703) 706-0560 ext. 256
Mary Elizabeth Elliott (703) 298-5674


'/>"/>
SOURCE CADCA
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Ken Mulvany Appointed Chairman of The Cure Parkinsons Trust
2. Appointment of Dr. Ian Gilham as Chairman of the Board
3. Optimer Pharmaceuticals Board of Directors Appoints Board Chairman, Dr. Henry McKinnell, Chief Executive Officer
4. Tandem Diabetes Care Names Lonnie Smith As Chairman Of The Board
5. AcelRx Appoints Adrian Adams to Board of Directors as Chairman
6. MEI Pharma Announces Retirement Of Chairman Bryan Williams From Board Of Directors And Appointment Of Christine White As Lead Director
7. Kerry R. Hicks Joins Physicians Capital Investments as Vice-Chairman of Board
8. STATEMENT OF CHAIRMAN AND CEO GEORGE BARRETT FORTUNE 21 CARDINAL HEALTH REGARDING FISCAL CLIFF
9. Alliqua Names David Johnson Executive Chairman of Aquamed Technologies and Member of Alliqua Board of Directors
10. iSALUS Healthcares chairman receives national honors from Samaritans Purse - an international organization providing spiritual and physical aid to victims of war, poverty, natural disaster and disease.
11. Daiichi Sankyo CEO John Gargiulo Elected as National Pharmaceutical Councils Chairman of the Board
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/10/2017)... -- US medical equipment and supply demand is forecast to ... Medical Equipment & Supplies: United States , a ... in demand for medical services – driven in large ... by gains in disposable personal income – will boost ... will also drive sales as providers and patients seek ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... N.C. , July 10, 2017 Locus ... Convertible Note to support the development of CRISPR-Cas3 antimicrobial ... Holdings Limited, a leading Chinese Internet services provider, and ... will advance multiple infectious disease product programs targeting antibiotic ... Founded by Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou ...
(Date:7/5/2017)... , July 5, 2017 Pace Analytical, a company of over ... today that they have acquired ESC Lab Sciences, further solidifying their position as ... United States . ... Steve Vanderboom- President and CEO of Pace Analytical ... ESC Lab Sciences out of Mt Juliet, TN , enhances ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... July 20, 2017 , ... ... headquartered in Houston, is pleased to announce their expansion to the Midwest with ... experience, directors Alysse Hollis and Ronald Bell, and of counsels, John Peck and ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... July 20, 2017 , ... Team Type ... access to medicine for everyone affected by diabetes, is teaming up with a Microsoft ... global event kicks off on July 24th. , “Team Type 1’s mission overlaps ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... ... Girl Up Campaign Director, Melissa Kilby, released the statement ... providing girls access to education in refugee settings. In May, Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH) ... Education in Vulnerable Settings Act.” Yesterday, companion legislation was introduced in the Senate ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... July 20, 2017 , ... ... two products that further expand its existing adherence automation lines. The ATP® Mini ... mirror the advanced technology of TCG’s standard products, but at a size and ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... July 20, 2017 , ... With nearly ... top travel insurance solution company VisitorsCoverage Inc. has launched TMQuotes, a new cloud-based ... travel insurance products online, under their own brand. The online marketplace bridges the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):