Measure the ROI of Deterra in 4 Steps
Learn how organizations determine the ROI of at-home drug deactivation and disposal campaigns and the 4-step process you can use to measure the success of local prevention efforts.
GPP makes every day take back day
The Governor’s Prevention Partnership secures funding through Congressionally Directed Spending to distribute Deterra Pouches to residents in the Greater Hartford and Greater New Haven areas.
Hennepin County offers Deterra to residents
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department holds take back event, collecting over 300 lbs. of unwanted medications and offers Deterra to residents for safe year-round disposal.
top 10 ways to distribute Deterra
Getting prevention resources out into the community is critical, but how you do it is just as important.
Need some ideas on how to distribute Deterra Pouches? Our latest blog post highlights the top 10 creative ways our partners have successfully used to get at-home drug deactivation and disposal resources into the hands of those who need them most.
EMPLOYERS CAN HELP PREVENT DRUG MISUSE
More than 107,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2021, the highest death count ever recorded, according to the CDC. That translates to roughly one overdose death every five minutes, which does not capture the numerous other non-fatal overdoses that are occurring, all of which can be prevented.
With drug misuse and overdoses on the rise, U.S. employers cannot afford to ignore this national problem.
OPIOID DISPOSAL POUCH INTRODUCED IN BROOME COUNTY
70% of post-surgical prescribed opioids can go unused, leaving harmful pills unused within homes. In Broome County, all short-term opioid prescriptions filled at Lourdes or UHS will now come with Deterra pouches. The goal is to make it easier for families to get rid of the drugs without having to go to a drop-box location.
News & Blog
Portland schools pass out thousands of drug deactivation bags
Portland School District passes out thousands of Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal Pouches to students and families.
Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office making the community safer
Clackamas County District Attorney uses Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal Pouches at county fair to help promote safer communities.
Make our community safer’: Clackamas County District Attorney distributes drug-deactivating pouches at county fair
Clackamas County District Attorney distributes Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal Pouches at county fair.
Virginia opioid abatement Grants
Virginia cities and counties can apply for opioid abatement grants through the Virginia Opioid Abatement Authority (OAA) Grants Portal.
Deterra Safe Drug Disposal Bags: A Layer to Medication
Alliance for Substance Addiction Prevention coalition uses Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal Pouches to help encourage medication safety.
Wisconsin launches vending machines to reduce overdoses
Milwaukee County implements several vending machines with Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal Pouches to help reduce overdoses.