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News2019-11-18T09:42:57-08:00

Drug Take Back Event collects 5,304 pounds of unwanted meds

October 29th, 2019|Community Partnerships, Featured Program News, Prevention & Youth Services News, Student & School Success News|

On Saturday, 1,733 Clark and East Klickitat County residents dropped off a total of 5,304 pounds of unused and unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications and 1,539 pounds of sharps/syringes to a group of local law enforcement officers, pharmacists, prevention coalition [...]

Local Prevention Groups to Collect Unwanted Meds in Clark, Klickitat Counties

October 23rd, 2019|Community Partnerships, Events, Prevention & Youth Services News, Program Spotlight, Student & School Success News|

The vast majority of opioid misuse - 75 percent - starts with individuals using medication that wasn’t prescribed for them. Further, the drugs that are most commonly misused by teens and adults frequently come from family and friends’ home medicine [...]