Provider Academy: Prescription Drug Epidemic: The Impact of Drug Diversion on the Community

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Mental Health Greensboro
301 E. Washington Street, Suite 111
Greensboro, NC 27401

Event Details

Of all the major drugs of abuse, only marijuana is available as a natural, harvested product. The others, whether they are illicit drugs such as cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, or legitimately produced pharmaceuticals, must be manufactured. Many problems associated with drug abuse are the result of legitimately made controlled substances being diverted from their lawful purpose into illicit drug traffic. This workshop will provide participants with the basic knowledge to recognize the diversion of prescription medication and will review:

  • The most commonly abused prescription medications
  • Common methods used to divert medications.
  • Identify common items that are associated with diversion.
  • Identify ways to prevent the diversion and misuse of prescription medications.

Facilitator, Angela Maxell, MS, CSAPC, ICPS

Alcohol and Drug Services, Prevention Services Director

Location: 301 East Washington Street, Greensboro, NC 27401, Mental Health Greensboro, 2nd floor conference room of the Dorothy Bardolph building 

FREE, registration in required



This event is fully booked.