If you have a child in the household, you need to read this IndyStar news article, "4 ways to keep your teens from abusing prescription drugs." It's based on the Partnership for a Drug-Free America Fact Sheet, "Preventing Teen Abuse of Prescription Drugs - Fact Sheet. "
In a nutshell, according to the IndyStar:
- Monitor the prescriptions you have in your home
- Secure your medicines
- Dispose of old prescriptions
- Communicate and set a good example for your child
For more resources on teen drug abuse: