Safely and Responsibly Dispose of Unwanted Medication
Visit www.takebackyourmeds.org to find a medication disposal site near you and learn about safe medication disposal.
Poisoning Prevention for Older Adults
The WA Poison Center has a webpage targeted to older adults with information on medication safety.
Keep Your Child Safe Around Medicine
Safe storage for medication
Keeping Families Safe Around Medicine, from Safe Kids
Grandparents play an important role in keeping kids safe around medicine
Keep medication Up and Away and Out of Sight to protect young children from accidental overdose.
Poisoning Prevention Resources
Not for Kids warning symbol for edible marijuana products
Learn about marijuana website from University of WA Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute.
Talk to your kids about marijuana
OPIOIDS and Substance Abuse
The 911 Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Law provides protection from prosecution for a person acting in good faith who seeks medical assistance for someone experiencing a drug-related overdose.
Interactive map showing where to find Naloxone
Drug Take Back program.
Interactive map showing drug overdose death data by state.
WA Poison Center Alert for Carfentanil, a potent synthetic opioid.
For First Responders
Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention
Opioid Misuse and Overdose Prevention
CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
WA State Opioid Response Workgroup
Drug Free America Foundation
Opioids - understanding the epidemic
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website