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HARRISON COUNTY – A grant submitted by HARCATUS Tri-County CAO for the COVID-19 Appalachian Ohio Emergency Response Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) was approved in the amount of $5,000.00 to support the HARCATUS Harrison County emergency food pantry operations and local partnerships. This grant will allow HARCATUS to purchase food through the Mid-Ohio Food Pantry and local merchants, where practical, for Harrison County residents who are experiencing hardships as a result of the novel coronavirus.
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Bradley Prevention Coalition Distributing Medication Lockboxes, Drug Deactivation Pouches To The Public At No Cost

The Bradley Prevention Coalition is now distributing medication lockboxes and drug deactivation pouches to the public at no cost. To order and schedule a pickup, contact the Bradley Prevention Coalition at 423-813-9898 or email bradleypreventioncoalition@gmail.com. The address for pickup is 1620 Johnson Blvd. SE, 37311. This initiative is in conjunction with the State of Tennessee, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and the Hamilton County Coalition. “This partnership has one goal in mind and it’s to make medication safety and easily accessible to as many people as possible,” Camilla Bibbs-Lee, executive director of the Hamilton County Coalition said.
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State agencies team up to share Health and Wellness Kits

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Department of Education, New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, and the New Hampshire National Guard are teaming up to distribute 25,000 Health and Wellness Kits to families across New Hampshire. The project is also supported by N.H. Hospital, the N.H. Hospital Association and the N.H. School Nurses Association. “While we are all working hard to protect the physical health of our children, social and emotional well-being remains of the utmost importance,” said Gov. Chris Sununu. “We are proud that these efforts are able to reach many.” “We are all working to help families
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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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Verde Technologies Shares Deterra Deactivation System Programs for Safe Prescription Drug Disposal at National Association of Attorneys General Meeting Oct. 29 – 30

Deterra samples and information available during NAAG Eastern Region meeting MINNEAPOLIS (October 28, 2015) — To provide a tangible tool for leaders and consumers across the country to take action in preventing prescription drug abuse, Verde Technologies announces a series of initiatives to distribute the Deterra Drug Deactivation System for safe, in-home deactivation and disposal of prescription painkillers. The Deterra programs will be shared during the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Eastern Region meeting at the New York University Law School, from Thursday, Oct. 29 through Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, where attendees will discuss best practices for combatting the
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Two U.S. Congressmen Visited Company HQ to Learn About Deterra’s Role in Rx Abuse Prevention

We hosted two influential visitors at the Verde Technologies office in Minnetonka, Minn. last month. Both U.S. Representative Tom Emmer of Minnesota’s sixth district and Representative Erik Paulsen of Minnesota’s third district stopped by to tour our office, see our laboratory in action and discuss the prescription drug epidemic, including how the Deterra System is playing a critical role in providing safe, in-home deactivation and disposal of highly addictive, sought-after opioid painkillers. Rep. Emmer – who shared a personal story about a family friend’s addiction to painkillers then heroin, sadly causing his death, during his August 21 visit – saw
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