Prescription Drug Task Force
The Missoula Prescription Drug (Rx) Task Force was created in 2014 in response to a growing concern about the rise in prescription drug misuse and abuse in the Missoula community. The task force planned and hosted the first Prescription Drug Summit in the State of Montana in 2014, and implemented a public education campaign designed to inform the community at large about the dangers of prescription drugs, such as accidental poisoning of young children, high rates of prescription medication abuse among young adults, and the importance of proper medication use, storage, and disposal. Go to ChoicesMatterMissoula.com to learn more about their efforts.
Our Community Partners:
Boys and Girls Club, Clark Fork Coalition, Community Medical Center, DEA of Montana, Flagship Program, Granite Pharmacy, Rebeka and Sam Little (community members), Missoula Aging Services, Missoula Police Department, Missoula City-County Health Department, Missoula Waste Management, Montana Attorney General’s Office, Montana Pharmacy Association, Open AID Alliance, Partnership Health Center, Recovery Center, St. Patrick Hospital, and University of Montana (Curry Health Center Wellness, Skaggs School of Pharmacy).
For more information:
This group meet irregularly. If you are interested in learning more about the group or would like to attend a meeting, please contact Brandee Tyree at Brandee@missoulaforum.org.