Entries by integritive

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Parents: Know the Law! – Underage Drinking

Do you know the underage drinking laws? It doesn’t make you the “cool” parent to let your teen and their friends drink. Even if you’d rather know where they are and think it’s safer than being out. Familiarize yourself with these laws… What you don’t know could cost you. It is ILLEGAL for anyone to […]

How to Safely Store and Dispose of Medications

Store medications in secure locations such as: Lock-boxes, Medication safes, or other lockable spaces. Avoid storage places where children and others can easily access, such as: Drawers, Nightstands, or kitchen cabinets How to Dispose of Medications Once finished with a prescription medication, you have three options for disposal… Safely dispose of medications by placing them […]

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Do you Suspect your Teen is Abusing Drugs?

The first step when you suspect your teen has a substance abuse problem is to have your child screened by a experienced medical doctor, certified substance abuse counselor, or an addiction specialist. Once a diagnosis is made that the teen has a substance abuse disorder, they will be referred for treatment, which helps them stop […]