Category: Health & Safety

How to Avoid Prescription Drug Misuse or Abuse

Prescription medications can be effective when they are used properly, but some can be addictive and dangerous when misused.  According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 14 of the 20 most abused mood-altering substances in the U.S. are prescription drugs.

Recognizing Childhood Depression

Childhood depression is a serious illness with serious consequences.  Left untreated, depression can lead to school failure, substance abuse and even suicide.  Are you aware of the warning signs of child or teen depression?

Summertime Safety Tips

Summer is upon us.  Keep these important safety tips in mind to safeguard you and your family against summer hazards.