Accidental medication poisoning in children is still possible despite child resistant packaging. According to statistics provided by Safe Kids Worldwide every 9 minutes a child is admitted to an emergency room in the US suffering symptoms of accidental medication poisoning. Read more about how child resistant caps may not be enough to stop your child from accessing medication and ending up in the emergency room.
At-Home Drug Disposal
Ann Hamlin was recently interview by host Brian Wilson for the new podcast series “Opioids: Hidden Dangers, New Hope” about the opioid crisis and how the public should view the issue of drug disposal. Read more about the interview and find links to the podcast here.
Dr. Ed Rudnic was recently interviewed by radio talk show host Brian Wilson on Opioids: Hidden Dangers, New Hope Podcast Series. Brian introduces Dr. Rudnic and asks him to explain crosslinking polymers, the chemical compounds that would one day be called DisposeRx. Read More
This month has been designated as National Parent Engagement Month, an effort to recognize the contributions of parents across the nation and to encourage schools to raise awareness of the important role parents play in a child’s education. But leading up to this month, LaGrange County parents began organizing monthly meetings with school administrators covering a wide-array of topics. Last month, the parents brought in Shannon Lawson from the Troup County Prevention Coalition (TCPC) to learn more about what parents can do to safeguard their families from drug and alcohol abuse. Read More
Dr. John Holaday, Chairman, Co-Founder and CEO of DisposeRx talks with Opioids: Hidden Dangers, New Hope podcast host Brian Wilson about DisposeRx, and about how he is determined through his work at DisposeRx to change how our society views disposing of its medications. Read More