Teen Medication Safety

Vermont educator Gayle Finkelstein describes the ways that teens are at risk for medication poisonings, with a focus on self-harm, and offers steps that parents can take to prevent poisonings and help their children learn to take medication safely. This video was produced in collaboration with Safe Kids Vermont.

While the statistics used in this video are for Vermont, the trends described in the video apply to Maine and New Hampshire as well, and the tips provided can be helpful to parents anywhere.