prescription drugs

Pharmaceutical Disposal Locations

How can prescription drugs be harmful when they're prescribed by doctors?


Prescription drugs aren't bad—they totally help a lot of people. It really depends on the who, how, and why of it— who were they prescribed for (you or someone else?), how are you taking them (as prescribed or not?), and why (to get well or to get high)?
Some teens abuse stimulants thinking it will improve their grades; in fact, it may do just the opposite!

Create a contract with your teen: Put your drug and alcohol rules in writing

COMMIT to safely disposing of your prescription drugs! Disposal Bins are Located at:

  • Madison County Sheriff's Dept. 546 E. College St. Jackson, TN 38301
  • Jackson Police Department, 324 Institute St. , Jackson, TN 38301

 

Resources:

DrugFacts: Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications - click here for information