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Division of Licensure is responsible for processing drug and alcohol treatment licensing applications, compliant investigations, modification requests, conducting mandatory annual inspections, and provides ongoing technical support to ensure Individuals within the commonwealth receives quality D&A treatment services within a safe environment.
The Safe and Effective Prescribing Practices and Pain Management task force was created by DDAP
in collaboration with departments of Human Services and Health, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association and other stakeholder groups, in an effort to reduce prescription drug abuse and overdoses in Pennsylvania.
One in four families struggle with a loved one's addiction and far too often, they feel helpless and they don't' know where to turn," said DDAP
Acting Secretary Gary Tennis.
Drop off locations through DDAP
will accept prescription and over-the-counter solid medications, tablets and capsules, liquid medications, inhalers, creams, ointments, nasal sprays, and pet medicines.
Media contact : Christine Cronkright, Governor's Office, 717-783-1116 Carey Miller, DDAP
This month, DDAP
will distribute more than 5,000 baby bottles with FASD fact sheets about the dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy to OB/GYN offices and other providers serving pregnant women statewide.
Building Bridges to Recovery is a joint partnership between the Pennsylvania Advisory Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, the Pennsylvania Parent Panel Advisory Council, and DDAP
The task force is doing a tremendous job identifying solutions to combat the escalating prescription opioid abuse epidemic in Pennsylvania," DDAP
Secretary Gary Tennis said.
Over the past 15 years we have seen a dramatic increase in prescribing opioids for chronic pain; during this period, prescription drug abuse and overdoses have skyrocketed and led us to Pennsylvania's current heroin epidemic," DDAP
Secretary Tennis said.
Secretary Tennis has shaped DDAP
to become a change agent in Pennsylvania's approach to treating drug and alcohol addiction, in part by working with a broad range of stakeholders -- including several state departments -- to take a holistic approach in addressing the issue.
Keisha, a current participant of the Dorchester/RFK Detention Diversion Advocacy Project program, said that she was given a choice: "lock-up or DDAP