As the year winds down and we reflect on the events of 2020 including the worst health and economic crises of our lifetime, we continue to be awed by our valued partners. From our retail pharmacy partners on the frontlines since the first diagnoses were reported to the non-profits focused on curbing addiction and opioid […]
Social isolation, lack of access to counseling and treatment and financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic have increased opioid overdoses and deaths across the nation. Kentucky has been at the center of the opioid epidemic and is one of 40 states reporting a spike in recent months according to the American Medical Association. Stakeholders […]
October is American Pharmacists Month and Substance Abuse Prevention Month, and in observance, DisposeRx interviewed thought leaders George Riedl and Kelly Clark, MD.
In conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Take Back Day, October 24, 2020, DisposeRx launched a series of virtual webinars designed to draw attention to states severely impacted by the opioid epidemic and now pandemic. We hosted our first webinar on October 21, 2020, and focused on the state of Ohio. The […]
On September 28, 2020, DisposeRx President William Simpson participated in an Opioid Roundtable in Concord, N.C., hosted by Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) and Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Jim Carroll. Simpson was one of 14 people invited to discuss innovative ways that North Carolinians are combatting the opioid crisis, especially in […]