It’s that time of day again, when you ask yourself: “Did I take my pills?” Even if you’re only taking one or two medications, keeping track of how and when to take them can be a challenge. Many of us use pill organizers to help manage them — or to avoid the daily grind of […]
According to Injury-Free North Carolina, the number of deaths from prescription drug overdoses has increased by more than 300 percent since 1999, and unfortunately, drug overdose deaths have taken more than 1,000 lives each year since 2010. These numbers are continuing to rise – learn more here. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, kids are getting into […]
The DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is on September 29. Find a collection site near you! Get rid of unused, unwanted prescription medications and help prevent the misuse or abuse of these drugs.
This week is Poison Prevention Week and it is also your chance to safely dispose of old or unneeded prescriptions and over-the-counter medications during North Carolina’s second annual Operation Medicine Drop. Operation Medicine Drop is a statewide blitz of events where the public is invited to drop off medications for safe and secure disposal. A […]