This site was prepared in cooperation with the following agencies: Texas Medical Board , Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners, State Board of Dental Examiners, Board of Nurse Examiners, Texas Optometry Board, and Texas State Board of Pharmacy.
the last decade, abuse and misuse of certain prescription drugs, especially pain
medications, has become prevalent. Studies have indicated that educating health care
providers about the growing problem and providing them with information will create a
heightened awareness of the appropriate use of pain medication as well as the misuses and
diversion of addictive pain medications. This website contains resources for information
Information from the Missouri Task Force on
Misuse, Abuse, and Diversion of Prescription Drugs to increase Awareness of America's drug
abuse problem. (PDF)
Information regarding services provided by Poison Control Centers
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