Prescription Drug Abuse
NIDA for Teens
Know the risks: What are opioids? How are they abused? Get all the facts on prescription pain medicine.
Need help: Use this guide to help you or a friend who’s struggling with drug abuse.
Chickasaw Nation Behavioral Health Clinic
Ada (580) 421-4591
Ardmore (580) 226-8181
Tishomingo (580) 387-2719
Strong Family Development (Ada, Ardmore, OKC)
Aalhakoffichi’ Adolescent Transitional Living Center (Pauls Valley)
1 (800) 662-HELP (4357)
Know the signs: Be aware of the behavioral warning signs that may indicate prescription drug abuse.
Start the conversation: What role do you play in your child’s life when it comes to their knowledge and use of drugs? Get parenting tips and help here.
Prescription Medication: Safe Use, Storage, and Disposal
An Oklahoma-based community education program that brings awareness to the issues and resources surrounding prescription drug abuse.
Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Provides services through a statewide network of programs, working hard to respond to clients’ needs with effective programs that are conveniently located and easy to access.
Austin Box Foundation
In memory of OU football player Austin Box this foundation strives to educate and raise awareness of the dangers of prescription drug use and abuse.
Talk To Your Doctor
If you’re prescribed an opioid, talk to your doctor about alternatives to pain medicine. Be prepared to ask these questions about prescription drugs.
Rx Disposal Dropbox Locations
Do you have expired, unwanted or unused medication at home? Take your old prescriptions to a safe dropbox disposal location near you. Help us fight prescription drug abuse by ridding your medicine cabinet of unused pills. Dropbox locations for the Chickasaw Nation are monitored by the Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police and can be found on the map below: