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Substance Use Attitudes, Behaviors, Education and Prevention in Colleges of Pharmacy in the United States

American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education – Corresponding Author Merrill Norton, DPh, PharmD

Prevalence of hazardous alcohol use among pharmacy students at nine US schools of pharmacy

 Pharmacy Practice 2011 Jul-Sep; 9(3): 162-168- Clayton English, Jose A Rey, and Lauren S, Schlesselman

State programs assisting pharmacy professionals with substance use disorders

JAPhA July 2017 – Kim Edward Light, Karen Goodner, Victoria A. Seaton, Bethany Boyle, Robert Hopkins

Treating the Addicted Pharmacist: Defining the Issue

 Counselor Magazine 2015 – Lead Author Wallace Cross RPh, MHS, CDAC

Addiction and substance abuse in the pharmacy professions: From discovery to recovery

Author Wallace Cross RPh, MHS, CDAC 2013 – APhA CE has expired but good article

The Impaired Professional: Understanding Addicted Physicians

Counselor Magazine 2015 – Author Gregory E Skipper, MD, FASAM

Why Doctors Prescribe Opioids to Known Opioid Abusers

New England Journal of Medicine published this article October 2012

Prospects Brighten for Pharmacists in Recovery: New methods help pharmacists confront drug abuse

Retail Pharmacy Management published this article

Buprenorphine: The Pharmacist’s View

printed in “the fix” article by Jake Nichols PharmD 07/28/16

The Neurobiology of Addiction ​

A person’s initial decision to use alcohol or other drugs (AOD’s) is influenced by genetic, psycho-social, and environmental factors. Once ingested, however, the drug itself can encourage its continued use through direct action on the nerve cells of the brain.