Safe Medication Practices
Challenges and Opportunities
With the upcoming holidays, there are likely to be visitors in your home.
Prevent impulsiveness or diversion by disposing of your unwanted, unnecessary, or expired medications at our next DEA Drug Take Back Event.
Destroying drugs in your home will destroy chances they'll be misused and protects those you love.
It is possible to develop a dependence on prescription drugs within a month, even if following physician directions.
Dependency can lead to addiction which is a disease that can change the brain.
- 68% of new abusers obtain for free
- 66% of occasional abusers obtain for free
- 41% of chronic abusers obtain for free
This first in a series discussing prevention of Rx Drug misuse