NATIONAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH 2013: WEEK THREE

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Here is a summary of WEEK THREE:

Monday

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month Day 14: “Clean” by David Sheff is an important book that’s easy to read – hard to stomach – impossible to ignore. Hear the author’s moving NPR interview:

http://www.npr.org/2013/04/03/175939127/a-father-tells-the-story-of-his-sons-struggle-to-stay-clean

Tuesday

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month Day 15: Dr. Murphy talks pain and addiction with Dr. Wayne Tuckson on KET:

http://www.ket.org/cgi-bin/cheetah/watch_video.pl?nola=KKHEA%20000902&altdir=&template=

Wednesday

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month Day 16: Why does the pain doc make you pee in a cup? It may be random, but that’s how I roll…

http://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/treatments/pharmacological/opioids/tumblin-dice-why-does-random-matter?page=0,1

Thursday

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month Day 17: Don’t let KASPER spook you! (Louisville Medicine, page 20). Read about Kentucky’s powerful weapon in the battle to prevent substance abuse.

https://www.glms.org/Content/User/Documents/Louisville%20Medicine/LM%202012/GLMS%20Mag%20Jan%202012.pdf

Friday

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month Day 18: October also means Halloween. Is this poem a trick or a treat? You decide. (This could be my favorite post of all time!) “How the Ghost Stole Pain Care”.

https://jamespmurphymd.wordpress.com

Saturday

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month Day 19: Heroin is on the rise. Substance abuse will never stop unless we get serious about treating addiction as the disease that it is. Thanks to WDRB for spotlighting this issue.

http://www.wdrb.com/story/23721259/heroin-problem-getting-worse-in-louisville

Sunday

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month Day 20: Joe Elliott and I talked addiction, prevention, treatment and pain management on his radio show:

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B2PLAYRyZSJjYVRVSGxUVHJxbkk/edit?usp=sharing