Poisoning deaths among 15 to 19-year-olds have nearly doubled in the last decade. It's one of the fastest growing cause of death among teens. And the poison fueling this terrible trend may shock you: prescription drugs. Pain relievers, antidepressants, stimulants and other pills dispensed by a doctor for a family member or friend can be deadly if shared or misused in other ways.
Carolinas Poison Center is available 24/7
to help with your questions and concerns. Nurses and pharmacists handle all calls confidentially and free of charge . Please put this number in your phone: 1-800-222-1222