The Basics


• Continue to learn:
www.drugabuse.gov and http://teens.drugabuse.gov/


• Have conversations not confrontations:
www.drugfree.org


• Dispose of all expired and unused medicines:

http://www.fda.gov/drugs/resourcesforyou/consumers/buyingusingmedicinesafely/ensuringsafeuseofmedicine/safedisposalofmedicines/ucm186187.htm


• Lock up your alcohol and prescription medications:
www.drugfree.org


• Understand how to use pain medicines safely:
www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm095673.htm


• Talk to your child's counselor and get information booklets:

Call B-­‐CC Counseling office at 240-­354-­6320


• Consider a free professional assessment if you are worried:
e.g. Screening and Assessment Services for Children and Adolescents (SASCA)
Call 240-­777-­1430

Info at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS/index.html

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