Franklin County Case Study
Nonprofit increases access to safe drug deactivation and disposal pouches in Ohio’s Franklin County
Ohio has one of the highest rates of opioid-related overdose deaths in the U.S., and Franklin County saw a 73% increase in overdose fatalities during the first half of 2020. With access to prevention resources limited during the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofit Community for New Direction partnered with other local organizations to increase access to safe, at-home drug deactivation with the Deterra® Drug Deactivation and Disposal System.
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Learn how Ohio nonprofit Community for New Direction worked with other local organizations to prevent medication misuse by providing Deterra Pouches to Franklin County residents to safely destroy drugs at home.