Submitted by Leslie Bloom on 10/22/2014
We applaud our friends at the DEA for launching a new Tip-Line today. Now, anyone can anonymously report illegal prescription drug activity by entering TIP411 (847411) and the keyword TipRx in the text field followed by your message. By continuing our efforts to dispose of unneeded medications and now, helping to reduce illicit activity, we are making extraordinary progress to address the prescription drug epidemic in our communities. Read more » about Text to the New Prescription Drug Tip-Line
Submitted by Rachel Brockway on 10/21/2014
Studies show that children feel pressure from their parents to excel in sports in order to achieve possible scholarships or accolades. This added pressure may result in your teen considering a performance-enhancing drug as a shortcut to improve their athletic performance.
If you are a parent of a teen athlete, be sure to talk to them about the dangers of using performance-enhancing drugs. Explain the consequences, side-effects and provide help to your teen so they stay clear of these substances. Read more » about High School Sports – Dangers of drugs to achieve a certain body image