3 Steps to Help Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse

3 Steps to Help Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse

Be responsible with your medication.

LOCK

Keep medication out of sight and in a safe and secure place.

MONITOR

Keep track of medication and take only as directed.

TAKE BACK

Drop off unused medication at local Take Back locations. To find the location near you go to https://attorneygeneral.nd.gov/public-safety/take-back-program.

68% of people who abuse prescription pain relievers obtain them from a friend or relative. NSDUH National Findings, 2013