DRUG ABUSE AWARENESS & PREVENTION
is now the homepage of the P.D.A.A.P.
PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE AWARENESS &
PDAAP is incorporated as of 07/19/01 and has
been APPROVED for 501(c)(3) Status.
PDAAP will not only warn
about abusing OXYCONTIN but ALL illicit Prescription
Drug ABUSE and also the Dangers of Club Drugs.
PDAAP is currently accepting donations which are
TAX DEDUCTIBLE to help cover the startup costs and the
expansion and advertising of the website.
of the PDAAP
and Promote the web's #1 site warning about
the Dangers of Prescription and Club Drug
Abuse. Have references, help links, phone
numbers, educational links and multimedia.
a program to educate the children on the
Dangers of Prescription and Club Drug Abuse.
We will initially present the program to the
middle schools of Philadelphia and one day
will have chapters to present it nationally.
a Pamphlet to go along with the presentation.
a 800 automated phone system that will give
NON computer users access to ABUSE information
about any of the drugs we cover.
for MORE and improved drug education in school
systems throughout the USA.
a computerized prescription monitoring program
for all 50 states.
The following are the purposes for which this
organization has been organized:
prevention, and education available to the
general public about abuse of any kind of
prescription drug and club drugs
programs and obtain help and counseling for
those who are in need when abusing any of
these prescription drugs.
closely with research and development of major
pharmaceutical companies on any NEW super
drugs being available to the public, making
the public aware of their properties and
consequences if they are misused or abused.
and advocating about prescription abuse with
local, state, and/or federal governments, law
enforcement agencies, single county authorities, relevant
substance abuse agencies, organizations,
coalitions and communities.
News Stories Database
related to OXY
Stories & Signs of Abuse
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they are saying
The abuse of prescription drugs represents close to 30% of the
overall drug problem in the United States, a close second to
only cocaine, according to the DEA.
Survey: Youths Using Less Cocaine and Heroin, More Ecstasy and
one survey at the University of
Wisconsin found one in five students had
tried illicit prescription drugs.
The DEA estimates prescription drug abuse accounts for 30
reported deaths and injuries from drugs, fuels a multibillion
market, and contributes significantly to street crime.
Nationally, 9 million people illicitly used prescription drugs
in 1998, far
more than the 1 million who used crack cocaine, according to
Institute on Drug Abuse.