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Forsyth County Case Study

Deterra Pouches Help Georgia teen Prevent Drug Misuse

Drug overdoses spiked in Georgia during the COVID-19 pandemic, and many metro Atlanta counties saw fentanyl-involved deaths double or triple.

High school junior Vinayak Menon, Youth Sector Leader for the Forsyth County Drug Awareness Council, connected with national nonprofit SAFE Project to increase access to prevention resources like at-home drug deactivation pouches. To date, Menon has distributed enough pouches to get rid of nearly 330,000 pills in his community. His goal? Provide enough pouches to safely destroy up to 1 million unwanted pills.

Forsyth Case Study

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Learn how one teen’s mission to distribute Deterra Pouches in Forsyth County has increased community access to safe medication disposal to prevent medication misuse during a critical time.

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