Opioids and Prescription Drug Use

Generation Rx: Safe Medication Practices

Use these steps to follow safe medication practices: Only use medications as directed by your healthcare professional Never share your prescription medications or take someone else’s medication Safely secure medications and dispose of them when no longer needed...

Preventing Medicine Abuse From Home

Prevent prescription drug misuse and abuse in your home! With everyone spending more time at home these days, many of us are cleaning and organizing more than ever. An important part of our homes to focus on during this time is our medicine cabinets. Many of us have...

Celebrate National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) is March 30 – April 5, 2020. NDAFW is a national health observance linking teens to science-based facts to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs! You can learn more about this via the National Institute on Drug Abuse...

Using Data to Inform Your Prevention Strategies

What is data? Data is a collection of facts, such as numbers, words, measurements, observations or even just descriptions of things. It can be qualitative (descriptive information) or quantitative (numerical information). One of the ways data can be collected is via a...

Participate in the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is quickly approaching! Gather your unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs to dispose of safely during the upcoming event. When: Saturday, October 26, 2019 – 10AM to 2PM Where: A comprehensive list of...