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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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make the most of settlement funds

Earlier this year, the nation’s top drug manufacturer and three major distributors finalized settlements that will infuse $26 billion into state and tribal governments to combat the opioid epidemic.

County officials and local government leaders have an important role in securing funding for resources and programs that will make the biggest impact in their communities.

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Allison Brown Joins Advisory Council

HR industry leader Allison Brown joins the Verde Environmental Technologies, Inc., Advisory Council. With 30 years of HR experience, Brown will provide insights to help tackle substance misuse in the U.S. workforce.

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Prevention is key to ending the opioid epidemic

Government and community leaders are doing great work to stop drug trafficking, expand access to treatment, and make tools like Narcan and fentanyl testing strips more available. But there has been too little focus on one key factor: preventing drug misuse before it even starts.

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CEO Joins DEA Educational Foundation Board

Jason Sundby, chairman and CEO of Verde Environmental Technologies, Inc., has joined the DEA Educational Foundation board as an Ex Officio Board Member.

Established in 2001, the DEA Educational Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that works to educate the public on the costs and consequences of illegal drugs in our society.

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Investing in Prevention at Work

Employers play a critical role in drug misuse prevention. Providing workers with easy access to at-home drug deactivation and disposal resources can help protect employees and reduce the costs associated with substance use.

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Governor Hogan Announces $10 Million in Grant Awards to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Grant awarded to MedChi will support distribution of and training for at-home drug deactivation and disposal systems in Maryland.

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Wellness and recovery fair help those battling addiction

Harmony Life Center and Silver Pines Treatment Center hosted a Wellness and Recovery Fair. Deterra Pouches were provided for safe at-home medication disposal.

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Optima Health and Verde Environmental Technologies Inc. launch new initiative to encourage safe medication disposal

At-home drug disposal pouches will soon be available to patients at over 60 Sentara Medical Group offices in Virginia and North Carolina.

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Making the Most of Opioid Settlement Funds: How Local Government Officials Can Make the Biggest Impact in Their Communities 

Opioid settlement funds provide local leaders with an opportunity to add evidence-based tools like the Deterra System to prevention efforts.

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HR Industry Leader Allison Brown Joins Verde Environmental Technologies’ Advisory Council

HR industry leader Allison Brown brings 30 years of experience to her new role on the Verde Environmental Technologies, Inc., Advisory Council.

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Disposing Of Unwanted Opioids Via The Mail Can Work—If Done Correctly

In response to the FDA’s drug mail-back proposal, Ike Brannon explains how at-home drug deactivation and disposal can help prevent misuse.

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