An addiction in your medicine cabinet

More people die every year from drug poisoning deaths than they do in car crashes. It's startling a trend that is happening across the country and in northern Michigan. Catholic Human Services in Traverse City has a program aimed at educating people on prescription drug abuse and ways to help others who have a problem.

The prevention drug abuse program also looks at ways to properly dispose of the drugs and what ones Marybeth Novak, the program coordinator sat down with 7&4's Melissa Smith to talk about the problem that's taking place right here in northern Michigan.

To see the complete interview that aired during 7&4 News Today check out the video clip.

You can contact Marybeth Novak with Catholic Human Services at: (231) 929-7070 ext. 23.