Prevent prescription drug misuse by safely storing, tracking and properly or safely disposing your unwanted medications.
Local Take-Back Sites
If you’re a medical professional, visit www.SanDiegoSafePrescribing.org to learn how the local medical community is organized to support safe prescribing practices. The PDA Medical Task Force developed the following tools to prevent medication abuse:
Emergency Department and Urgent Care Safe Prescribing Guidelines
Fraud Warning Posters
Provides information on commonly misused prescription medications (opioids, stimulants, depressants).
Teens can get facts about drugs and drug effects, read advice from fellow teens, watch educational videos and try their hand at brain games.
This series of four fact sheets emphasizes the importance of continuing a mother’s treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) throughout pregnancy. The series includes information on OUD and pregnancy, OUD treatment, neonatal abstinence syndrome, and considerations to address before hospital discharge.
Provides information on the latest science-based information about the health effects and consequences of drug abuse and addiction and resources for talking with kids about the impact of drug use on health.
Juvenile Smuggling in San Diego County
Growing Up Drug Free
Marijuana Prevention for Youth and Young Adults
Opioids and Athletes Toolkit
Medication Safety Tips
County of San Diego Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services
Drug Medi‐Cal Organized Delivery System