June - Monthly Toolkit
In June, Health is Primary is focusing on safe
use of prescription medicines and sharing
the facts about the risks of medicine misuse
and the importance of using medicines as
prescribed – along with safe use and disposal tips
Download the Prescription Medicine toolkit, which includes new patient handouts to help raise awareness!
THE FACTS ABOUT PRESCRIPTION MEDICINE MISUSE:
- An estimated 54 million people have used prescription medications for non-medical reasons at least once in their lifetime.
- Non-medical use of prescription drugs is highest among young adults aged 18 to 25, with 4.4 percent reporting non-medical use in the past month.
BE A CHAMPION FOR PRIMARY CARE
ACOFP is a proud sponsor of Health is Primary, a communications campaign launched by Family Medicine for America's Health to help strengthen primary care and make America healthier.
Health is Primary advocates for the values of family medicine, demonstrates the benefits of primary care, and engages patients in our health care system.
SPREAD THE WORD
Visit healthispimary.org to download monthly toolkits, campaign ads and patient information sheets to display in your office and distribute to your patients.
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