Press Releases

October 2020
Medication Adherence – America’s Other Drug Problem

October 2019
TAYMM 2019 Press Release

July 2018
NeedyMeds Establishes BeMedWise Program

March 2018
New NCPIE Report Outlines National Strategy to Prioritize Self-Care 

October 2015
Boy Scouts of America Introduces Patch on Responsible Use of Medicine 

October 2015
FamilyWize Supports “Talk About Your Medicines Month” With Free Educational eBook

 April 2015
National self-care survey: Two-Thirds of People Believe They Could be Making More Decisions about Personal Health and Wellness on Their Own 

 January 2015
“Talk Before You Take” – New Educational Campaign Seeks to Increase Patient and Healthcare Provider Communication about Prescription Medicines  

September 2014
Online Guide “Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention: Resources for Community Action” Offers Help to U.S. Communities and Individuals  

October 2013
Poor Medicine Adherence in Americans with Multiple Chronic Conditions – Anticipating & Addressing a Looming Threat  

August 2013
NCPIE Awarded FDA Grant to Implement Medication Risk and Drug Safety Communications Research Agenda & Educational Initiative  

April 2013
NCPIE launches Pass It Forward Video Challenge – a video competition to stimulate education about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and promote prevention and recovery resources  

October 2012
Recovery Opens Doors – New Online Resource Launches for Young People in Recovery Supporting Peer Support about the Power of Recovery  

October 2012
Talk About Prescriptions Month 2012 – “Voices Together” with a Medicine Education Team  

May 2012
NCPIE launches customized, online educational modules to promote safe use of acetaminophen products by teen influencers, collegians, older adults & caregivers