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Webinar: (King County) Don't Hang on to Meds

This webinar will highlight tools and strategies for partners interested in empowering communities in leading with health and safety behaviors around medication.

Campaign Background:

Implemented by medical providers, pharmacists, dentists, community partners, and substance abuse prevention coalitions, the Don’t Hang on to Meds campaign promotes safe storage and disposal of medications as one strategy to prevent opioid misuse.

Free Campaign Toolkit:

Get access to toolkit materials, including social media images, postcards, and posters to educate patients, families, and communities on how to prevent unintended access to medicines commonly misused/abused in the home. KingCounty.gov/donthangontomeds

Why securely store and dispose of meds?

Secure storage and disposal of medicines prevent:

  • š Youth access
  • š Accidental poisoning
  • š Accidental overdose
  • š Intentional overdose and suicide
  • š Misuse
  • š Harm to the environment: (Water, animals, and land)
  • šOnset to Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)
Date and Time: 
August 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
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