Studies show that 70% of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family or friends. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, one out of four teens report taking a prescription drug at least once in their life not given to them by a doctor.
Also, the opioid addiction epidemic has spread across the United States. Every community in every state has been impacted by the epidemic.
How you can help
If there was a way you could help the Brodhead community with this opioid and abused prescription drugs epidemic would you? Better Brodhead has teamed up with Pinnow Hometown Pharmacy to offer you FREE prescription lock boxes!
Locking up your medication reduces access to recreational use of drugs. Stop on into Pinnow Hometown Pharmacy and talk to the pharmacist about your specific medications to learn about why they should be locked up. Then pick up your FREE prescription lockbox from the pharmacy.
Our goal is to keep your prescription medicine where it should be and out of the hands of those who should not have it!