As an educator, you are likely familiar with a range of substance abuse problems among the students
in your school community, but is abuse of over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine on your radar screen?
Unlike alcohol or marijuana, cough medicine does not have an odor. Do you know what signs to look for
or the slang terms kids use when they talk about getting high from cough medicine? StopMedicineAbuse.org
has developed the following toolkit to help you fight OTC cough medicine abuse in your school.
Know the facts and learn how to prevent OTC cough medicine abuse.Download fact sheet
Educate others about cough medicine abuse with this presentation.Download PowerPoint
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Order our free publications to share with other educators, parents and teens:
Informing Parents: Preventing Teen Cough Medicine Abuse: A Parent’s Guide
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and CHPA
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Conversation starters for your teenagers