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Rx Safety

Tips for Parents

What can you do as a parent?

  • Educate yourself – know the Signs & Symptoms of prescription drug abuse

  • Be more aware

  • Keep medications in safe place

  • Monitor your medications - keep a Medicine Inventory Sheet

  • Dispose of old or unused medications properly

  • Spread the word - know what Community Resources you have available

  • Spend time with your teen and get to know their friends and their friends’ parents

  • Reinforce positive behaviors

  • Be aware of Online Activity

  • Most importantly – Talk to your Children!

Prepare to Take Action if You Suspect Teen or Young Adult Drug Use


SoRock has free medication disposal pouches and medication lock boxes available to the community.
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