PreventEd’s Adult Assessment and Referral Program connects St. Louis area adults with the resources to make positive changes in their lives. PreventEd counselors work with clients to determine what means of support is most appropriate for their individual circumstances and situation.
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Disposing of your old prescription medications is a simple way to help prevent drug misuse. The following locations will accept your old or unused over-the-counter and prescription medications. We encourage you to call the drop box location you intend to visit beforehand to ensure they are still accepting old medications.
67% of those who use heroin started by misusing prescription pain medications, often led there by curiosity and availability. You can help address the opioid crisis in our community by starting with your own medicine cabinet. Click “Learn More” for tips for how to safely dispose of prescription medications.
Opioids are a class of drugs that include prescriptions like Percocet and Oxycontin, as well as illegal substances like heroin or fentanyl. When misused, opioids are very dangerous. With greater understanding, we can reduce the likelihood of fatal overdoses and save lives.
PreventEd offers OEND training free of charge. Interested?
Are you concerned about your drug usage? Take this brief self-test to figure out whether or not you should be.
PreventEd’s knowledgable and experienced counselors are available to help answer your questions or find resources.