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Prescription Drugs/Stimulants

Most college students do not misuse prescription medications, and the opioid crisis that is affecting many people in the United States has luckily not affected the college environment to the same degree. However, misperceptions around prescription stimulant use in the college environment exist and warrant more awareness around the negative effects of misusing this class of substances.

Prescription Drugs/Stimulants Resources

The Impact of Misusing Prescription Stimulants Video

Storing your Medication

When prescribed a prescription medication, store it in a secure location such as a lockbox, medication safe, or other lockable spaces. Avoid storage places where others have easy access, such as drawers, nightstands, or counters/cabinets.

Disposing of Medication
Once finished with a prescription medication, you have options for safely disposing of it:
Legal Considerations
Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Course
We offer this online Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention course  to educate our community members about the risks associated with prescription medication abuse, and how to help prevent misuse and abuse from occurring.

The Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention course takes  approximately 30 minutes to complete and covers the following: