Properly Disposing Medications
4 out of 5 heroin users started with abusing prescription drugs. Youth often perceive prescription drugs as “safe” alternatives to other illicit drugs. This is untrue. To counter this threat, it is important to properly dispose of your prescription drugs.
Permanent drug disposal sites in Howard County:
Howard County Prescription Drug Drop-Box
124 S. Park Place, Cresco
TEMPORARILY OUT OF COMMISSION
Lime Springs Medical Clinic
101 W. Main St., Lime Springs
Regional Health Services
235 8th Ave W, Cresco
** No questions asked.
People of all ages and backgrounds can abuse of prescription drugs, yet they mostly begin in their teenage years. With the increase of prescriptions by doctor, getting a hold of drugs has become easier. Many share prescription drugs, but do not realize that they do not have the same effect on everyone.