In the Spring 2010 National College Health Assessment, 20% of SOU students reported that within the last 12 months they had used prescription drugs that were not prescribed to them.
Prescription Drug Misuse can have severe consequences. If you or someone you know is misusing prescription drugs, please take the time to educate yourself with the following resources:
Facts on Prescription Drug Misuse (Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse Project)
Sharing Prescription Medication (American University)
Sharing Medication or Non-Prescription Use (Washington State University)
Facts on Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs (NIDA- National Institute on Drug Abuse)
Prescription Drug Facts (Above the Influence)
Commonly Prescribed Medications and Dangerous Combinations (Washington Health Foundation)