Navigation Links
Cardinal Health Foundation Invites Local Non-profit Organizations To Apply For Grants To Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse
Date:4/23/2013

DUBLIN, Ohio, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cardinal Health Foundation is inviting non-profit organizations in 18 U.S. locations and Puerto Rico to apply for grant funding to support local efforts to prevent the abuse and misuse of prescription medications.

This marks the fourth consecutive year that the Cardinal Health Foundation's Prescription Drug Abuse and Misuse Prevention Grant Program will provide funding to help non-profit organizations raise awareness and promote education about this growing public health issue, at the local level.

This grant program is intended to reduce the misuse and abuse of prescription medications among youth, college students, adults and the elderly by supporting initiatives that seek to:

  • increase awareness of and willingness to openly discuss prescription drug abuse and its consequences;
  • increase knowledge of how to properly dispose of prescription medication; and
  • increase knowledge about how to reduce unlawful access to prescription drugs.

Registered 501(c)(3) organizations in the following locations are invited to apply for grants ranging from $5,000 - $15,000:

  • Albuquerque, N.M.
  • Atlanta, Ga.
  • Central Ohio
  • Delaware (all cities)
  • Denver, Colo.
  • El Paso, Texas
  • Hudson, Wis.
  • Lakeland/Tampa, Fla.
  • LaVergne, Tenn.
  • Little Rock, Ark.
  • Northeast Queens or Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Northern Chicago (Lake, McHenry and Kenosha counties)
  • Radcliff, Ky.
  • Puerto Rico
  • Seattle, Wash.
  • St. Louis, Mo.
  • Wheeling, W.Va.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to incorporate into their proposals the use of the comprehensive suite of GenerationRx prescription drug abuse awareness materials, developed by the Cardinal Health Foundation and The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, which are available at www.cardinalhealth.com/generationrx. These materials provide health care providers, pharmacists, parents, teachers, youth group leaders and other concerned citizens unique, interactive resources to educate teens, college students, adults and the elderly about the realities and dangers of misusing and abusing prescription drugs.  

"This grant funding will empower grassroots initiatives to raise awareness of the dangers of prescription drug misuse and abuse, so we can help put an end to this deadly epidemic," said Betsy Walker , community relations manager for Cardinal Health.

Interested applicants can find complete grant program criteria and can apply for grant funding online at www.cardinalhealth.com/community. The deadline for applications is May 13.

About the Cardinal Health Foundation
The Cardinal Health Foundation supports local, national and international programs that improve health care efficiency, effectiveness and excellence and the overall wellness of the communities where Cardinal Health's (NYSE: CAH) 30,000 employees live and work. The Cardinal Health Foundation also offers grants to encourage community service among its employees and works through international agencies to donate much-needed medical supplies and funding to those who need them in times of disaster. To learn more, visit www.cardinalhealth.com/community.


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

Related medicine technology :

1. QIAGEN and Cardinal Health Collaborate to Offer Molecular Diagnostic Products to Smaller and Mid-sized U.S. Hospitals
2. Cardinal Health Reports Third-Quarter Results
3. Cardinal Health Brings Resolution to Litigation with DEA Settlement
4. Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions Launches PathWare™ Decision Support Transaction Solutions
5. Cardinal Health, Detroit Medical Center, Henry Ford Health System Announce Unique Collaboration To Promote Urban Renewal
6. Medical Oncology Association of Southern California Purchasing Network (MPN) Names Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions as its Primary Healthcare Solutions Partner
7. Cardinal Health Honored With Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award by National Business Group on Health
8. Cardinal Health To Release Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year Results For Fiscal Year 2012 On Aug. 2
9. Cardinal Health Celebrates Community Pharmacists Commitment to Patient Care at Annual Trade Show for Independent Pharmacies
10. Cardinal Health Highlights Independent Pharmacy Best Practices At Retail Business Conference 2012
11. Cardinal Health Supports Future Pharmacists With Nearly $1 Million In Scholarships
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... CLEMENTE, Calif. , June 24, 2016  American Respiratory Labs ... company, is now able to perform sophisticated lung assessments in patients, ... Technologies , Inc. Patients are no longer limited ... ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ARL patients like Jeanne R. of ... done in the comfort of her own home. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... NAMUR , Belgium , ...  (NYSE MKT: VNRX), today announced the appointment of ... Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director, effective ... the Company,s Audit, Compensation and Nominations and Governance ... Board, Dr. Futcher will provide independent expertise and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Any dentist who has made an implant supported ... Many of them do not even offer this as a ... laboratory costs involved. And those who ARE able to offer ... high cost that the majority of today,s patients would not ... Zadeh , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. and inventor of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm ... 2016 Legal Elite. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered ... Seven Greenberg Traurig Shareholders received special honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... San Diego, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... up with the American Cancer Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive ... care to seniors and other adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... People across the U.S. are sharpening their pencils ... an essay contest in which patients and their families pay tribute to a genetic ... 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) this September. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The ... recognize Dr. Barry M. Weintraub as a prominent plastic surgeon and the network’s ... the world, and the most handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery should ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Strategic Capital ... area economy by obtaining investment capital for emerging technology companies. SCP has ... have already resulted in more than a million dollars of capital investment for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):