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CAPE project issues findings on signs and stigmas associated with prescription drug misuse

Posted: May 18, 2017

The results of a national survey that examined the signs and stigmas associated with prescription drug misuse were released this month by the Community Assessment and Education to Promote Behavioral Health Planning and Evaluation (CAPE) Project. The team reports that nearly 70 percent of U.S. individuals could correctly identify prescription drug misuse, but many didn’t know what to do about it.
This 2-page inforgraphic is available for download (see article).

This 2-page inforgraphic is available for download (see article).

Their findings are summarized in this two-page PDF infographic (2.6MB).

CAPE is a national initiative led by the North Central Regional Center for Rural Develoment developed to provide resources for local decision-makers to get a better understanding of the behavioral health concerns in their region. Other partners include the Northeast, Southern, and Western Regional Centers for Rural Development, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. More information about the project is available at http://www.healthbench.info