September 29, 2010 – October is National Medicine
Abuse Awareness Month. According to the Community
Anti-Drug Coalitions of America™ (CADCA) fact book, prescription
drug abuse by teens and young adults in the United States is a serious
problem. In fact, statistics from CACDA show one in five teens has
abused prescription drugs. Additionally, the Partnership
for a Drug Free America™ states that prescription drug
abuse prevention starts at home as 70 percent of people who abuse
prescription drugs get them from their home, their friends or their
In conjuction with National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month, and in
response to the alarming amount of teens and young adults accessing
and abusing medications most often found in the home, NuTone® offers
a complete line of security cabinets to help secure medications in
National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign™, experts agree that
one of the most effective ways to curb prescription drug abuse is to
safeguard medications. “Because prescription and over-the-counter
drug abuse continues to be on the rise, NuTone recognized the need
to inform parents and homeowners on a few effective methods to safeguard
these items in the home,” says Julie Allongue, marketing manager,
Broan-NuTone Storage Solutions.“The new and improved line of
Locking Medicine Cabinets, Recessed Security Cabinets and Lock Box
options from NuTone are a great solution to safeguard high-risk presciption
and over-the-counter medications, while inconspicuously blending into
the home environment.”
Series of Locking Medicine Cabinets offer an inconspicuous
and durable keyed mechanism limiting access to the contents inside.
Part of the complete series of metallic finish medicine cabinets,
the locking cabinets feature a contemporary frame that is available
in oil-rubbed bronze or satin nickel finishes, making it easy to
coordinate décor with popular bath and hardware fixtures.
secure medications in other parts of the home, NuTone also offers a Recessed
Security Cabinet that can be installed anywhere in the home where
a little peace of mind is needed. Perfect for homeowners who want to
maximize their storage space, the NuTone Recessed Security Cabinet
is another inconspicuous solution to help safeguard medications. Parents
can rest assured their prescription and over-the-counter medications
are locked away.
Easy installation allows the cabinets to be located anywhere in the
home and can even be installed by the average DIY-er as they fit easily
between standard stud distances including in a closet or behind a door.
In addition, the cabinet door can easily be covered with paint or wallpaper
for enhanced concealment.
those in need of a smaller option for secure storage, NuTone offers
a compact and discreet Lock
Box. The Lock Box can be installed within an existing medicine
cabinet, kitchen cabinet or storage unit with at least 14 inches of
width. This option is perfect for those who want to secure their medications,
but who still like easy access for everyday use.
To learn more about NuTone Security Cabinets, visit NuTone.com
NuTone® is a trademark of NuTone Inc., a subsidiary of Broan-NuTone
LLC and North America’s leading manufacturer and distributor
of residential built-in convenience products including door chimes,
central vacuum systems, paddle fans, stereo intercom systems, home
theater speakers, medicine cabinets and ventilation fans. Broan® is
a trademark of Broan-NuTone LLC, North America’s leading manufacturer
and distributor of residential ventilation products including range
hoods, ventilation fans, heater/fan/light combination units, Indoor
Air Quality (IAQ) Fresh Air Systems, built-in heaters, whole-house
fans, attic ventilators and trash compactors. Broan-NuTone is proud
to be an ENERGY STAR® partner.
For more information about the
full line of Broan-NuTone products, call 800-558-1711 (Broan), 888-336-3948
(NuTone), write Broan-NuTone, 926 W. State Street, Hartford, WI 53027
U.S.A. or visit www.Broan.com or www.NuTone.com.