COLUMBIA - The U.S. Attorney’s Office is holding a one-day summit this week on prescription drug abuse.

The summit, to be held at The Koger Center at the University of South Carolina on Wednesday, will feature prominent speakers from law enforcement, public policy, health and medicine, and substance abuse treatment to explore the scope of the prescription drug abuse problem and steps that can be taken to address the problem.

Other participants are the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and other health and law enforcement agencies.