Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD) Safety Council
Prescription Drug Abuse
What is Prescription Misuse/Abuse?
Prescription drug misuse and abuse is the intentional or unintentional use of medication without a prescription, in a way other than prescribed, or for the experience or feeling it causes. (SAMHSA, 2016). Most drugs can alter a person's thinking, judgement and health.
To learn more about Prescription Drug Abuse, click on this link.
Commonly Abused Drugs
To learn more about Commonly Abused Drugs, click on this link.
How Can Prescription Drug Abuse be Treated?
To find out more about treatment related to prescription drug abuse, click on this link.
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Emergencies: Call 911
Where Can I Get Help?
Student Health and Counseling Center: 559.278.2734
Bulldogs for Recovery: 559.278.6727
SAMHSA National Helpline: 800.662.HELP
Student Health and Counseling Center:
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