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Join the Gone for Good Campaign

Request a free Deterra Pouch to safely destroy unwanted drugs

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This October, SAFE Project and Athletico Physical Therapy are teaming up with the creators of the Deterra® Drug Deactivation and Disposal System to bring safe, effective drug deactivation to households nationwide through the Gone for Good® at-home medication disposal campaign.

Now through Oct. 31, individuals across the U.S. can request a Large Deterra Pouch be sent directly to their home, free of charge.

The first Gone for Good campaign was launched in April 2020 to increase access to safe drug deactivation and disposal during the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, more than 45,000 Deterra Pouches have been distributed through Gone for Good – enough to destroy nearly 4 million pills.

Overdose deaths surged 30% in 2020, making it the deadliest year on record for U.S. overdose fatalities. It’s never been more important to ensure that unused drugs are properly disposed of to prevent them from being misused or falling into the wrong hands.

 

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Admiral Sandy Winnefeld

“Opioid dependence often starts in the home medicine cabinet, easily accessed by family members or visitors. Through our partnership with Deterra, we can help keep medications out of the wrong hands.”

– Admiral Sandy Winnefeld, SAFE Project Co-Founder

OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS DISPENSED BETWEEN 2012 AND 2017¹

OF OPIOIDS PRESCRIBED REMAIN UNUSED AND AVAILABLE FOR ABUSE²

ABUSE A PRESCRIPTION DRUG FOR THE FIRST TIME EVERY DAY³

Prevention is about more than dispensing less; it’s about properly removing the excess supply of medications. Without doing so, these medications can be stolen, abused or leaked into our ecosystem, contaminating our soil and water.

Deterra is the only independently tested, safe and environmentally sound solution for the permanent destruction of opioids, prescription and over the counter medication. Our solution doesn’t just mask medications in a gel or liquid. The patented approach is scientifically proven to completely destroy pills, patches, liquids, creams and films. Get a full tutorial on how to use our products.

How Deterra Works

Tear open pouch – do not remove inner pod(s). Place unused medications inside.

Fill pouch halfway with warm water and wait 30 seconds for air to release. Some foaming may occur.

Seal pouch tightly, gently shake and dispose of normal household trash.

Safe for Everyone. Safe for the Environment.

in addition to preventing addiction, proper drug disposal benefits our environment. Deterra is made with environmentally sound, non-toxic materials to prevent drugs from seeping into our land and water systems.

Deterra is Your At-home Essential for Drug Disposal

Need more Deterra Pouches for your home or place of work? Shop online for packs of three in various sizes.

1 https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/maps/rxrate-maps.html
2 Effect of an Activated Charcoal Bag on Disposal of Unused Opioids After an Outpatient Surgical Procedure: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Surg. Published online March 27, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0155
https://www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts/prescription/abuse-international-statistics.html