Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drugs is the number one drug abused in our area.

 Don’t become the neighborhood drug dealer without even knowing it.

  • Be aware of what prescriptions are in the house.
  • Keep track of how many pills are in the prescription bottles.
  • Safely dispose of any expired, old presciptions.  Please check for collection sites in your area.
  • Lock up medications  – treat those medications as if they were a loaded gun.
  • Be descreet when getting medications filled don’t let people know what medications you are taking; especially pain medications.
  • Be aware of who is in the house at all times even children, grandchildren, friends and neighbors.  Addiction affects everyone – family, friends included.

Be aware that addiction to prescription drugs can happen to ANYONE.  Please take a moment to view this video.