We serve as a forum to provide the communities of Carroll County, Indiana with the information and resources to help them make the choice of a drug free life while providing resources for family members and/or friends who are involved in the battle to defeat drug abuse.
People often think that prescription and OTC drugs are safer than illicit drugs, but that’s only true when they are taken exactly as prescribed and for the purpose intended. When abused, prescription and OTC drugs can be addictive and put abusers at risk for other adverse health effects, including overdose—especially when taken along with other drugs or alcohol.
source – National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
More than 70% of teen prescription drug abusers obtain the drugs from a friend or relative. According to the Center for Disease Control, “enough prescription painkillers were prescribed in 2010 to medicate every American adult around-the-clock for a month. Although most of these pills were prescribed for medical purposes, many ended up in the hands of people who misused or abused them.”
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