Substance Abuse Prevention

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Substance Abuse Prevention

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports developing comprehensive community-based programs to combat substance abuse and dependency including “drug treatment” courts; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports physician directed evaluation and appropriate treatment for incarcerated individuals for substance dependency; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports substance abuse education for medical students and physicians, especially in their community education programs, that includes information on the prevalence of and prevention of substance abuse in the medical practice setting.

(Report F-1972, adopted 5/23/72)
(revised, Report D-1986, Item 12, adopted 5/3/86)
(revised, Report Y-1996, Item 17, adopted 11/17/96)
(revised, Report L1-2004, Item 33, adopted 11/14/2004)
(revised, Report I-2009, Item 3-50, adopted 11/01/2009) (reaffirmed, Reaffirmation Report-2014, Item 31, adopted 10/25/2014)

 
 

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