Prescription Drug Abuse
The death rate from the abuse of prescription medications has reached epidemic proportions. It is also having a serious impact on the economy. The Division of Community Affairs within the New Jersey State Attorney General’s Office has taken the leadership in combating this issue by developing the prescription monitoring program. New Jersey Prescription Monitoring Program.
The State Division of Consumer Affairs is also concerned about the proper disposal of prescription medications and has considerable material about this issue on its web site as well. Project Medicine Drop
NIDA for Teens:
Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs:
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
NJ Division of Community Affairs