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International Overdose Awareness Day Event: Raleigh, NC

Join us for a special day of remembrance of our loved ones lost to overdose and to learn what each of us can do to help prevent other families from ...

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International Overdose Awareness Day Event: Concord, CA

An average of 120 Americans die each day from an overdose, which leaves thousands of families and friends devastated from a preventable loss each year.  The National Coalition Against Prescription ...

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Fed Up’s International Overdose Awareness Day Events

Fed Up's International Overdose Awareness Day Events

Announcing the FED UP! International Overdose Awareness Day Event in Washington DC 2017 marks half a decade of unifying families, organizations, and allies from across our nation who’ve stood together in alliance ...

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Involved Parents Students Protect Friends
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There are a number of ways that parents can both prevent and recognize a problem with prescription drugs. These fall into three main categories:

  1. Educate yourselves.
  2. Ensure your home is safe from prescription drugs.
  3. Look out for warning signs of prescription drug abuse.

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Following are ways you can keep yourself and your friends safe:

  1. Form friendships with people who aren’t using prescription drugs.
  2. Avoid parties or other social situations where drugs will be included.
  3. If you find yourself in a situation where a friend has taken prescription drugs, watch over them closely until you know for sure they are OK.

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