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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.

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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.

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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.

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Deterra Named Sustainability Product of the Year

The Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal System has been named a 2022 BIG Sustainability Product of the Year by the Business Intelligence Group (BIG).

The BIG Sustainability Awards honor organizations, people and products that have made sustainability a core part of their business and mission.

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NYSOFA & OASAS deliver 100k Deterra Pouches

The New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA), New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS), and aging services partners are bringing prescription drug safe-disposal efforts to older adults throughout New York State.

Through this partnership, NYSOFA and OASAS are shipping 100,000 Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal Pouches to aging services providers for distribution and delivery to older adults.

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Optima Health Launches Drug Disposal Program

Optima Health and Verde Environmental Technologies Inc., announced a new partnership to pilot the distribution of at-home drug deactivation and disposal pouches.

Deterra Pouches will soon be available to patients at more than 60 Sentara Family & Internal Medicine Physicians offices and Sentara surgical locations.

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131 pounds of unused, unwanted and expired medication turned in to Knox County authorities

Knox Public Health offers free Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal Pouches to residents for at-home medication disposal.

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Over 800lbs of Prescription Drugs Collected

Police department in Tuscarawas County offers Deterra Pouches to give residents the solution to help dispose of unneeded and unwanted medications.

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OTERO COMMUNITY PARTNERS HOSTED DAY OF HOPE

The Otero County Overdose Prevention Program distributes Deterra Pouches to give residents solution for safe at-home medication disposal.

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Clark, Champaign law enforcement host Drug Take Back events

Delaware Division of Public Health and community partners distribute Deterra Pouches for residents to safely dispose medication at home.

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DPH Announces 23rd National DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Day For Delaware

Delaware Division of Public Health and community partners distribute Deterra Pouches for residents to safely dispose medication at home.

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DEA drug take back

Free Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal Pouches offered for safe drug disposal from the convenience of your home.

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