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Prescription Drug Safety


Considerations If You or a Family Member Requires Prescription Drug Medication


Doctors frequently prescribe pain medication following injury or surgery, often in unnecessarily large amounts. This has the potential to lead to long-term addiction, even for those of us that think we have it all under control.  With some extra awareness and planning, this potential can be reduced dramatically and even avoided altogether.

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SPAN-DS seeks to prevent and decrease substance abuse in our communities, especially among youth. To that end we help build networks among parents, students, and other individuals that will:
  • Heighten awareness
  • Promote responsible behaviors
  • Encourage strong support systems


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