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University of Houston Case Study

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON DISTRIBUTES OVER 100,000 DRUG DEACTIVATION AND DISPOSAL POUCHES TO PREVENT PRESCRIPTION DRUG MISUSE

Raising awareness about the importance of proper drug disposal and providing individuals with the means to safely remove unused medications from their homes are key parts of many prevention efforts. In Texas, a statewide grant-funded program found a cost-effective way to distribute disposal resources and measure the impact on the community.

University of Houston Case Study

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Learn how the University of Houston College of Pharmacy’s Prescription Drug Misuse Education and Research Center is using grant funding for community-based distribution of safe prescription medication disposal resources like Deterra System.