Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) recently announced a drug disposal program in which each injured worker will receive a DisposeRx packet or another drug disposal solution when he or she picks up an opioid prescription for the first time. All retail pharmacies in Ohio are participating in the program, […]
John W. Holaday, Ph.D., was a husband, father, brother, uncle, veteran, scientist, entrepreneur, patent-holder, philanthropist, activist, author and businessman. To those of us on the DisposeRx Team, he was our chief executive officer, leader, visionary, role model, champion and friend. Quite simply, he was our North Star. John had a profound impact on many during […]
The statistics are startling: 8 New Jersians die every day from opioid addiction and overdoses–3,100 New Jersians died in 2018, and there were 1,400 deaths in the first eight months of 2019 9 million opioid prescriptions were written in NJ from January-June 2019 8,000 Naloxone incidents were recorded in New Jersey just in the first […]
Inspiring people to change old habits is hard. This is especially true when it comes to convincing households the importance of cleaning out medicine cabinets of unused and expired medications. One of the best ways to spread the word is to start at the grassroots, working with local groups and professional organizations to educate their peers and their communities. The DisposeRx Team and groups supporting our #CleanOutYourMedicineCabinet campaign have been busy. Click here to see how.
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.