Lockboxes for pharmaceuticals distributed to families

Nick Pohl, director of the Housatonic Youth Service Bureau, explained to Kent Community Nursery School students Quinn Rider and Emily Lang the importance of keeping prescription drugs in a lockbox. Photo by Kara Wilbeck

KENT — Nick Pohl, director of the Housatonic Youth Service Bureau (HYSB), made a delivery of 32 prescription drug lockboxes to the Kent Community Nursery School on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 16, as part of the nonprofit group’s new Lockbox Initiative.

The program provides lockboxes where prescription and over-the-counter drugs may be safely stored — and kept away from children and teens.

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