History & Accomplishments

YEAR

2008

 

2009

 

 

 

 

 

2015

Establishment of OxyContin Task Force – renamed the Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force in 2010
Expansion of Rx Drug Collection Boxes
Participated in annual spring and fall National Rx Take Back Days
Regional Law Enforcement Rx Drug Seminar 
Parent & Student education provided in partnership with the District Attorney's Office and Law Enforcement
Received 2011 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award for the Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force and Collaborative Action Plan

Established Quarterly PDATF meetings for the general public

Participated in annual spring and fall National Rx Take Back Days
Establishment of San Diego County Medical Society - Medical Task Force
Co-sponsored the Rx, Meth & Emerging Drug Conference
Establishment of the HIDTA San Diego Prescription Drug Initiative

Quarterly PDATF meetings for the general public

Adoption of County of San Diego Prescription Drug Abuse Collaborative Action Plan
Developed County of San Diego Prescription Drug Drop Box Ordinance for unused/unneeded medicines, “no questions asked”  
Installation of permanent Rx Drug Collection Boxes
First Rx Drug Abuse Summit 
2nd Community Prescription Drug Take Back Day (4/17/10)

Participated in the 1st National Prescription Drug Take Back Day (9/25/10)

Established Prescription Abuse Hotline for San Diego County
Regional Law Enforcement Rx Drug Seminar
Regional Pharmacy Rx Drug Abuse Awareness Conference
Development of POST Certified Law Enforcement Training Course on Drug Trends 
First ever Community Prescription Drug Take Back Day (10/24/09)
Media Conference announcing the establishment of the OxyContin Task Force
Established social media presence with Facebook page

Advocated for increased funding sources for prescription drug treatment programs

Medical Task Force
   Adoption of Patient Pain Agreement 
   Developed the Safe Pain Medicine Prescribing Guidelines for Emergency Departments patient
   handout in English and Spanish
Participated in annual spring and fall National Take Back Days
Developed and released the 1st Annual Rx Report Card
Obtained a permanent PDATF Facilitator to convene meetings and assist in coordination efforts

Quarterly PDATF meetings for the general public

Release of the San Diego County Death Diaries, a joint San Diego County Medical Society and San Diego Medical Examiner study of 254 prescription drug related deaths that occurred in 2013.

 

Participated in annual spring and fall National Take Back Days

Received 2014 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award for the Safe Pain Medication in Emergency Departments Patient Handout

Annual Rx Report Card

Quarterly PDATF meetings for the general public

Participated in annual spring and fall National Take Back Days

Sponsored 1st State Prescription Drug Policy Summit

Annual Rx Report Card

Quarterly PDATF meetings for the general public

Participated in annual spring and fall National Take Back Days

Annual Rx Report Card

Quarterly PDATF meetings for the general public

Participated in annual spring and fall National Take Back Days

Host & co-sponsored 2nd State Prescription Drug Policy Summit

Annual Rx Report Card

Quarterly PDATF meetings for the general public

Participated in annual spring and fall National Take Back Days

Annual Rx Report Card

Quarterly PDATF meetings for the general public

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