Monthly Archives March 2020

Deterra Partners with Funeral Homes to Destroy Unused Medications

Many situations contribute to the abundance of prescription drugs circulating in our society, from keeping unused prescriptions to losing a loved one in hospice care. The Madison Chatham Coalition in Madison and Chatham, New Jersey, has partnered with Deterra to provide complimentary drug disposal pouches to funeral home clients. These pouches will help deactivate and destroy unused medications after the loss of a family member, along with providing education on the importance of disposal. For more information, keep reading the full story from The Chatham Courier.
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Parma Police Use Deterra for Community Disposal Efforts

Police in Parma, Ohio, are tackling the drug abuse epidemic from a new angle, collecting prescription drugs and encouraging at-home disposal for proper prevention. In addition to collecting unused prescriptions at community drop-off sites, the Parma Police Department is distributing Deterra at-home medication disposal pouches to interested citizens. Get the full story below from Cleveland 19 News.
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Broome County Combats Drug Abuse with Deterra

As the opioid epidemic upsets communities around the country, some are partnering with companies like Deterra to combat it. Broome County Executive Jason Garnar recently shared that the New York county has partnered with the Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal System to distribute 2,000 deactivation pouches to residents. Combatting the heroin epidemic has been one of his top priorities since taking office. “People were dying, families were being broken apart, and we’re in a crisis,” he said. “Together, we jumped into the trenches and worked to fight this problem, and we’ve made a lot of progress.” Keep reading the full
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