February 22, 2008 —

The problem of nonprescription and prescription drug abuse among teenagers definitely has sparked increased attention in recent weeks. At the end of January, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy John Walters announced "the medicine cabinet in our home is the new threat." But, it doesn't have to be if you take the time to do a few things this week. Safeguard your medicine cabinet today for your child's safety and protection. Keep an inventory of the products you have in there and make sure your kids do not take medicine without your supervision. For more tips on how you can protect your kids, check out the great resources we have here at Five Moms.