Thrifty White Pharmacy and Rali Partner to Distribute Safe Drug Disposal Kits – Grand Rapids Herald Review – Oct. 15, 2018
Thrifty White Pharmacy has received a donation of 8,000 safe drug disposal kits from the Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative (RALI). Thrifty White will distribute the kits to communities to assist with the disposal of unused opioids. Read More.
Stop the Campus Opioid Epidemic—Before It Becomes One – Chronicle of Higher Education – Oct. 15, 2018
Many colleges are strengthening their addiction-response plans, but more needs to be done, like broader medication-assisted treatments tailored to students’ specific needs. Read More.
A report from Altarum…says the societal benefit of eliminating opioid overdoses, death and use disorders reached $115 billion in 2017, up from $95.3 billion for 2016. Read More.
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