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Saint Clare's Holds Prescription Drug Awareness Lecture Series for the Medical Community

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DENVILLE, NJ – October 14, 2013 – Douglas S. Collier, MA., DEA Ret., Drug Initiative Coordinator & Law Enforcement Liaison for the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General – Division of Consumer Affairs Speaker, presented “BAD MEDICINE: Deadly Chemistry” at Saint Clare’s Denville Campus during Physician Grand Rounds on Tuesday, October 8, 2013. This is the first of several presentations in collaboration with the DEA, NJ Division of Consumer Affairs, and Community Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Morris that will be offered in Morris County on prescription abuse/use. Also speaking at the event was James Mielo, R.Ph., PMP Administrator, N.J. Division of Consumer Affairs, who is responsible for registration for the New Jersey Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.

The goal of the event is to help physicians identify practice improvement by educating practitioners about the current prescription drug abuse problem and diversion methods throughout the state; and foster an understanding of the New Jersey Prescription Drug Monitoring Program as a best-practice tool.

Pictured (l-r) are: Barbara Kauffman, MA, CPS, Director of Prevention Services, & CCSHM; James Mielo, R.Ph, Office of Attorney General, Division of Community Affairs; Andrew Conroy, Division of Community Affairs; and Douglas Collier, MA, Drug Initiative Coordinator.