Prescription Drugs: Safeguard Your Home & Family

Prescription drug abuse has exploded across the nation. The rate has tripled between 1995 and 2005 and plenty of North Jersey residents are feeling the pain. During September, the 20th anniversary of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Month, take steps to safeguard your home and family.

  • Ask your doctor to prescribe non-addictive medications when possible.
  • Take an inventory of the medications in your home and lock them in a cabinet or other safe place, especially if you have young children or teens living with you.
  • Dispose of all outdated or unused medications.
  • Encourage someone with an addiction to seek help.

For help overcoming an addiction, call NewBridge today at 888-746-9333.

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