Oakland County to Offer Prescription Drug Training to Doctors

The Oakland County Prescription Drug Abuse Partnership will offer physicians training this fall on how to avoid over-prescribing painkillers to their patients. That was among the announcements at a news conference hosted by County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Sheriff Michael Bouchard to update the county’s efforts to fight prescription drug abuse among pre-teens, teens and young adults. The SCOPE of Pain Training with the Boston University School of Medicine will be held 8 a.m. – 12:30 … [Read more...]