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Prescription Drug TakeBack

The Montgomery County Harm Reduction Coalition is sponsoring the bi-annual Prescription Drug Take-Back event on Saturday, October 24th from 10 am – 1 pm at the Montgomery County Courthouse parking lot. Bring any unused, unwanted, or expired medications to dispose of for free. If you cannot attend the event, you may utilize the 24/7 drop-off

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Overdose Awareness Event

Please join the Recovery Rec Center to help spread awareness, remember those lost, those still struggling with addiction, and those who are overdose survivors. Moment of Silence Remembrance Tree – Bring photos of loved ones lost to overdose. Community treatment providers and resource information will be available. Naloxone (overdose-reversing medication) and Naloxone education will be

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FIX: Heartbreak and Hope Inside Our Opioid Crisis

Indiana State Museum to open exhibit on opioid crisis INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 30, 2019) – The United States is in the middle of a crisis that is impacting our families and communities, with Indiana at the epicenter: opioid use disorder.  This February, the Indiana State Museum plans to talk about it. A new exhibit that has

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Prescription Drug Takeback Day

Montgomery County Harm Reduction Coalition is sponsoring a Rx Takeback on Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM in the parking lot of the Montgomery County Courthouse off of Market Street. Montgomery County Courthouse100 E Main St Crawfordsville, IN 47933 According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6 million Americans misused

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Drug Overdose Prevention Newscast

A weekly newscast is available through the Indiana State Department of Health Trauma and Injury Prevention to inform individuals on news, courses, resources, and events on substance use. Check it out here: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/INSDH/bulletins/25f9df5?fbclid=IwAR1EM7eLlGofX0-7msWIU7yCzfZiByydQnLUozj6_XS3id9WtRrIBeF2Ocw

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Why Vaping Is Dangerous For Teens

Teens are known for taking risks. The latest one: vaping, or the use of electronic cigarettes. And although teens might think it’s no big deal, vaping can seriously impact their health. This dangerous new trend is quickly hooking the next generation on nicotine. E-cigarettes – also called e-cigs, Juuls and vape pens – are battery-powered

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Meijer Launches Consumer Drug Take-back Program

Meijer recently announced that it is launching its new Consumer Drug Take-Back Program by installing secure in-store kiosks designed to help customers safely and properly dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs at no cost. Customers can find the easily identifiable kiosks in the pharmacy area in all 241 Meijer supercenters across the Midwest. To

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Opioid Prescription Rates Higher in Rural Counties

Patients in rural areas are more likely to get an opioid prescription, a new analysis shows. Read the full article: https://www.usnews.com/news/healthiest-communities/articles/2019-01-17/opioid-prescription-rates-higher-in-rural-counties?src=usn_fb&fbclid=IwAR2_URkq_WOqy3Azou4e-WeAr6YIFCmFYYZ4ORr-8mGjg5rdBybF5gXLVOQ

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