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SAMHSA News - November/December 2007, Volume 15, Number 6


DEA Exhibit Opens in Arlington, VA

Historic Pharmacy Counters Featured

photo of display cases featuring historical pharmacies

An exhibit at the DEA museum.
Photo courtesy of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

A new exhibit, "Good Medicine, Bad Behavior: Drug Diversion in America," is currently open to visitors at the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Museum in Arlington, VA.

Information includes the history of prescription drug abuse, its effects on society, and DEA efforts to combat the problem. Displays include re-created American pharmacy counters from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Other sections include:

  • "The Science of Drugs," which explores how prescription medications act on the brain when used properly or improperly;

  • "Pain Management," which explains the critical balance between promoting pain relief and preventing the abuse of these powerful medications; and

  • "Lost Talent," where visitors will learn about real individuals who have died as a result of prescription drug abuse and drug violence.

For more information, visit www.goodmedicinebadbehavior.orgEnd of Article

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Inside This Issue
Preventing Suicide on College Campuses
Part 1
Part 2 - Gatekeeper Training
Part 3 - Stress Reduction
Resources
Campus Suicide Prevention Grants
Grantees List
Garrett Lee Smith's Story
Suicide Warning Signs
Administrator's Message: Making a Difference, Saving a Life

Access to Recovery: Enhancing Consumer Choice
Part 1
Part 2 - A Closer Look: Louisiana
Grant Updates
Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs
Mental Health Report to Congress
Adolescents Do What Every Day?
Employers Honored for Behavioral Health Services
Tobacco & Youth: Synar Report
Co-Occurring Disorders: Systems Integration, Epidemiology
Evidence-Based Programs
Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese: Multi-Language Initiative
Expert Consultant Appointed at CMHS
DEA Exhibit Opens in Arlington, VA
Index to 2007 Issues
Index A-D
Index E-M
Index N-R
Index S-Y

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SAMHSA News - November/December 2007, Volume 15, Number 6