About Lock the Cabinet

Easy access to prescription drugs by teens – often from their parents’ medicine cabinet or those of their friends’ parents – makes them a prime target of curious young people who are experimenting with drugs. A growing number of children have been seen in emergency rooms for accidental overdoses on prescription drugs. Lock the Cabinet is a campaign to encourage adults to take all necessary precautions to ensure children and teens are not taking drugs that can damage their developing brains and bodies. Getting high on prescription drugs is dangerous – lock the cabinet to ensure your kids and their friends don’t have easy access.

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In 2008, 1.9 million people aged 12 to 17 abused prescription medication, with 1.6 million abusing a prescription pain medication.

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