“Accidental Dealer” & Lock Your Meds® Campaign

A new UNITE initiative to raise awareness about the need to properly secure over-the-counter and prescription medications will be launched by all 30 UNITE Coalitions in January. “The majority of youth who experiment with prescription drugs for the first time obtain these drugs from family members or friend’s family members without consent, making them an ‘accidental dealer’,” said Karen Kelly, director of Operation UNITE. “In southern and eastern…

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