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 […]
Our late co-founder, Dr. John Holaday, often shared this powerful Margaret Mead quotation: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Our small but mighty team at DisposeRx is exactly what John envisioned and worked to build–a passionate group committed […]
We have talked with many of our 256 Community Outreach partners over the past few weeks and hear and understand the frustrations they express that some of their programs have slowed or temporarily stalled due to COVID-19. But what we have also heard is that this pandemic is no match for our dedicated partners and […]
This morning as I was checking my work inbox, I received a most timely E-mail message from one of our health system partner “champions”: “The world is a bit crazy right now, but we are holding up. I had a friend approach me this week and ask for a DisposeRx packet because he recently had […]
Most Americans inadvertently keep expired medication in their medicine cabinetsIn fact, surveys indicate that the average length of time an American holds on to unused prescription medication is three years – that’s 1,095 days that it could pose a danger to you, members of your household and visitors to your home. Understand the risks of toxicity. Read more on the risks of keeping expired medication in your medicine cabinet.