To assist health and social service agencies, public and private, in the treatment and rehabilitation of victims of drug abuse.
Maintain a drug abuse reporting system to compile relevant statistics of incidents of drug abuse.
The Department of Health has contracted with Optimum Technology to operate a secure system of tracking the filling of certain prescription medicines that have a high potential for abuse as the may lead to severe psycological or physical dependence. (Schedule II and III). All pharmacies must enroll in that system (more).
Data on the Schedule II and III prescripations are due by the 7 th of the month for medicine dispensed the prior month.