The Prescription Drug Abuse Advisory Committee (PDAAC)

December 22nd, 2016

NC PDAAC met at the Division of Public Health on December 9, 2016 and featured engaging presentations for participants to learn about, explore and clarify topics related to the prevention, intervention and treatment of opioid drug overdose and addiction with a special focus on the roles of pharmacies and regional efforts in Wilmington, NC.

Attendees heard presentations on Safer Opioid Prescribing for Post-Operative Pain, Collective Action: A Regional Focus on Wilmington, NC and How Pharmacists Can Help with the Opioid Crisis. The meeting also included updated PDAAC Report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committees on Health and Human Services and on Justice and Public Safety.  

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A Project of the Governor's Institute on Alcohol & Substance Abuse and the North Carolina Society of Addiction Medicine.
Funded wholly or in part by the federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Fund (CFDA #93.959) as a project of the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities & Substance Abuse Services.