Tag: "drugs and alcohol"
Tips to Prevent Accidental Alcohol Ingestion in Kids
Tis the season for celebrating! While no parent intends for their children to accidentally ingest alcohol, it is a common occurrence. Read more for tips for preventing it and what to do if it happens.
Medication Disposal: What is the Safest Way to Get Rid of Unused and Expired Medicine?
It is important to dispose of unused and expired medicines safely to help avoid accidental exposures and to prevent teen drug abuse. Review four options to do this, as different medications may need different disposal procedures.
Teens and Drug & Alcohol Abuse: Tips to Help Prevent It
Teens have a tremendous amount of stress in their lives. Schoolwork, sports, and part time jobs all add up. Some may turn to drug and/or alcohol as a way to cope. Read tips on how to prevent drug & alcohol abuse.
Parents: Talk to Your Teens About the Dangers of Nicotine Toothpicks
There is a new nicotine product parents need to be aware of: nicotine toothpicks. While cigarette use is down among teens, these alternate forms of nicotine consumption are increasing at an alarming rate. Learn about nicotine toothpicks so that you can talk to your teens about them:
4 Must-Know Facts About Marijuana Edibles
Marijuana edibles are food products that contain marijuana. Learn about the dangers these products can pose related to accidental ingestion.
Accidental Exposure to Substances at School: Keeping Safety Top of Mind
Accidents can happen anywhere, anytime, but many can be prevented with a little information sharing and awareness spreading. Keep back-to-school safety top of mind by reading the most common accidental exposures at school.
Parents: Talk to Your Teens About Prescription Drug Abuse
The issue of prescription drug abuse in the United States has been well documented. What might be surprising for some parents, however, is how common adolescents misuse prescription medications and/or