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NCL has worked for decades to ensure that consumers have the information they need to take their medications safely and effectively, whether over-the-Counter (OTC) or prescription drugs. Through our survey research, we have gained an understanding of consumer behaviors and attitudes toward their medications, including OTC cough and cold medications.
In a public hearing before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on over-the-counter cough and cold medication on October 2, 2008, NCL addressed several of the questions posed in the Federal Register, with an overall emphasis on the need for education of parents and caregivers on the proper use of these medications.
Above the Influence
Above the Influence provides information on how to cope with drug/alcohol abuse. It gives tips for how to approach friends and family who have addiction problems. Also, it provides good information and suggestions for teens that are experiencing problems with drugs or alcohol.