For Educators

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? Unlike alcohol or marijuana, cough medicine does not have an odor. Do you know what signs to look for or the slang terms teens use when they talk about getting high from cough medicine? The following toolkit can help you fight OTC cough medicine abuse in your school.

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Informing Parents: Preventing Teen Cough Medicine Abuse: A Parent’s Guide
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and CHPA
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Educating Teens: The Real Truth About Rx and OTC Cough Medicine Abuse
CADCA, CHPA, and PhRMA
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Conversation starters for your teenagers
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