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.
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:
Intentional overdose and suicide
Harm to the environment: (Water, animals, and land)
Onset to Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)