Lock Your Meds - Parent Tools

The Lock Your Meds® campaign, created by the National Family Partnership, is a universal prevention campaign intended to save lives from prescription drug misuse. Lock Your Meds® encourages people to secure and take regular inventory of their medication so it doesn't fall into the wrong hands. Take action by taking the Lock Your Meds pledge and check out our downloads, tips and facts below about prescription drug misuse. Educate yourself and your children.

Download these FREE tools to spread the word and take action against prescription drug misuse in your home and community:

MEDucation Guide
Six easy lessons on prescription drug use trends among teens, slang terms used by abusers and steps you can take to secure your medication.

Tips for Keeping Your Child Safe
Seven things you can do today to keep your family safe from prescription drug misuse.

Home Medicine Inventory Card
An easy way to regularly track your medication to be sure nothing is missing.

Dispose of Old Medicines

Learn The Signs of Abuse and Get Help

Poisonings can happen quickly. Parents should take extra care to make sure all poisons and medicines in the household are out of children’s reach. Download the Poison Fact Sheet for Parents.

Want To Know More?

Need more information or want to spread the word in your community? Access more Lock Your Meds® Campaign Information.


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