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December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Talk to your teens about impaired driving as we reach the end of National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. December typically sees an increase in deaths from impaired driving, especially around Christmas and New Year’s Eve (source). In the United States, about 29 people die each day due to drunk driving and about 800 people are injured (source). Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for teenagers. In 2020...

23rd Annual DEA National Drug Take Back Day

On October 29, 2022 the 23rd annual National Drug Take Back Day took place. Over 4,900 collection sites across the nation collected more than 324 TONS of unneeded prescription medication. Washington State had 78 collection sites, including Asotin and collected 7,323 pounds of medication. Missed the Take Back Day and have medication you need to get rid of? Visit Safe Medication Return | Washington State Department of Health to learn...