Is Your Teen
Abusing OTC Medications?
Some short-term effects of OTC abuse include diarrhea, seizures, and panic attacks. Long term effects include addiction, high blood pressure, and death.
Q. Where do most teens get Over-the-Counter medications?
A. From home or from another relative's medicine cabinet.
Ask questions at:
Kathleen A Purpura
OCCHY Executive Director
Fr. Joseph Purpura
Chairman of the Department of Youth and Parish Ministries