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Prescription drugs harm more than help

Sean Daly // May 3, 2016
Misuse by people dependent on prescription drugs is creating new harms to American patients. Prevalence and lack of education are harming people through use of many accepted drugs.
CADEC used chairs to symbolize deaths from prescription drug overdose. Photo Credit: Floritzel Salvador

Students raise awareness of prescription drug abuse

Christine Zuniga // April 23, 2016

As part of the third annual Prescription Drug Awareness Week, presented by the Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center (CADEC), Chico State is full of signage with shocking statistics about the harm that...

Trisha Seastrom, left, facilitates a panel focused on personal stories of prescription drug abuse. Photo credit: Kristina Martinez

CADEC educates about perils of prescription drug abuse

Kristina Martinez // April 24, 2015
The campus alcohol and drug education center hosted a weeklong event to raise awareness about the critical pubic health problem.
Caroline Galbraith, a sophomore psychology major, is a peer educator and social media intern at the Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center. Photo credit: Dominique Diaz

Students stand against prescription drug abuse

Dominique Diaz // April 27, 2014
The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center hosted its first Prescription Drug Awareness Week.
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