Monday, June 25, 2012

Want To Help Stop Prescription Drug Abuse? Empty Your Medicine Cabinet ...

Groton Patch (Groton, CT) June 24, 2012

"The non-medical use of prescription drugs – the very ones in your medicine cabinet -- is one of the most common forms of drug abuse in America, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). And the majority of teens abusing drugs get them from medicine cabinets in the homes of family and friends. And often, unused or expired prescription drugs are abandoned in the corners of the cabinet.
So what do you do with unused meds?
Don't flush them. That can contaminate the water supply. Don't throw them in the trash. Drugs can be retrieved and used, sold, or traded." Read More

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