The Alameda County MEDS Coalition aims to reduce and prevent medication misuse for older adults and youth and to reduce harm to our natural environment, including land and waterways.


Resources

Get Involved

facebook logo Alameda County Safe Meds Facebook Page
http://www.facebook.com/AlamedaSafeMeds

twitter logo Alameda County Safe Meds Twitter Page
https://twitter.com/AlCoSafeMeds

Alameda County Safe Medication Disposal Ordinance Online Petition
http://www.change.org/petitions/pass-the-safe-medication-disposal-ordinance

Aid and Prevention

Addiction Center
https://www.addictioncenter.com/

Addiction Resource
https://addictionresource.com/

Aging, Alcohol, and Addictions
Links on substance abuse among older adults.
http://gsa-alcohol.fmhi.usf.edu/GSA-Alcohol.htm

Disposemymeds.org
DisposeMyMeds.org, an online resource to help you to find medication disposal programs at the local independent community pharmacy near you.
http://www.disposemymeds.org

Information for adults on using over-the-counter medicines safely
htp://www.fda.gov/medsinmyhome

Medications in the Environment:
How medications get into the environment and what are the impacts on human health and the environment
http://www.nodrugsdownthedrain.org/medications.html

Medicines and Older Adults
http://www.fda.gov/opacom/lowlit/medold.html

Prevent Poisoning at Home
http://www.homesafetycouncil.org

Rx Abuse Prevention Toolkit (Protecting Youth)
http://www.PreventRxAbuse.org