Communities & Law Enforcement
When it comes to the problem of teen prescription (Rx) and over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine abuse, it takes a community to help keep our kids healthy and safe. As law enforcement officials and other community stakeholders, it is within your power to help end this epidemic by educating yourselves and spreading the critical message to those in your community about the dangers of misusing and abusing medicine. Your participation in The Medicine Abuse Project can act as a substantial step toward helping to curb this dangerous behavior around the country. Below is a collection of resources designed to help you to prevent and address Rx and OTC cough medicine abuse in your community.