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ODCP Mission

The mission of ODCP is to serve as a leader and a catalyst for improving the health and safety of all Iowans by promoting strategic approaches and collaboration to reduce drug use and related crime.

Rx/OTC Drugs

Prescription drugs account for the second most commonly abused category of drugs nationally, behind marijuana and ahead of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and other drugs.

Prescription Drugs/Over-the-Counter Drugs

Opioids in Iowa - March 2016

Medication Take Back Programs in Iowa

Medicine Abuse in Iowa: A Family Guide to Prevention Brochure

Drug Facts - Prescription Pain Medications (Opioids)

Iowa Prescription Monitoring Program 2013 Report - IBOP

Prescription Monitoring Programs State by State - NAMSDL

Share a Dose of Reality: Rx Drug Abuse IS Drug Abuse

Reducing Rx Abuse in Iowa - State Strategy

Drug Guide

Preventing Teen Prescription Drug Abuse Fact Sheet II

Iowa Board of Pharmacy - Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP)

Prescription Drug Abuse Brochure - Parents and Kids

Prescription Drug Abuse Brochure - Seniors

Preventing Teen Prescription Drug Abuse Fact Sheet

Disposal of Prescription Drugs - Take Away Program

American Medicine Chest Challenge

How to Dispose of Unused Medicine

Take a Dose of Truth

Prescription Pain Relievers - PDFA

Prescription Stimulants - PDFA

Prescription Sedatives and Tranquilizers - PDFA

OxyContin - PDFA

Ritalin - PDFA

DXM (cough suppressant) - PDFA

Above the Influence - prescription drugs

Above the Influence - prescription drugs online

Above the Influence - over-the-counter drugs

National Institue on Drug Abuse - prescription drugs

Office of National Drug Control Policy - prescription drugs