For Parents

WHAT YOU CAN DO

WATCH OUT FOR PRESCRIPTION MISUSE

  • Experimenting or sharing
  • Ignoring label directions
  • Combining unknown drugs
  • Taking meds to get high

LOOK FOR WARNING SIGNS

  • Changes in physical appearance
  • Loss of interest or motivation
  • Different friends or activities
  • Unexplained pills or paraphernalia

DON’T MAKE IT EASY

  • Track and secure all medications
  • Block access to online drug sources
  • Properly dispose of unused medication
  • See Rx drug disposal locations
  • Report suspicious activity privately to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

IF YOU NEED HELP

Ventura County Behavioral Health provides a continuum of care for substance use disorder treatment services. If you think you or a family member needs substance use services, call our Access Line at 1-844-385-9200. The staff will perform a brief screening and provide a referral to a provider.

Learn More at https://vcbh.org/en/programs-services/substance-use-services

Clinics and Services Locations: https://vcbh.org/en/programs-services/clinics-and-services



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