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Washington Poison Center takes over Takebackyourmed.org

November 28th, 2016|Comments Off on Washington Poison Center takes over Takebackyourmed.org

SEATTLE, November 28, 2016 – The Washington Poison Center (WAPC) announced that it is now the owner and curator of the statewide medication return website, http://www.takebackyourmeds.org/ and its social media pages. In an effort to [...]

Cordant’s New Drug Take-back Service Helps Parents Prevent Adolescent Opioid Misuse

October 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Cordant’s New Drug Take-back Service Helps Parents Prevent Adolescent Opioid Misuse

Now Available in 10 States DENVER, Oct. 4, 2016 – A new, easy-to-use, drug take-back program, announced by Cordant Health Solutions www.cordantsolutions.com, allows patients to safely and conveniently return unused prescribed pain medication for legal [...]

Study: Nearly half of working-age men out of labor force take daily pain meds

October 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Study: Nearly half of working-age men out of labor force take daily pain meds

By Peter Coy Bloomberg Businessweek October 7, 2016 — 7:17 AM PDT A large share of American men between the ages of 25 and 54 who aren’t in the labor force may suffer from serious [...]

Inslee’s strategy to tackle heroin epidemic: first deal with misuse of pain pills

October 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Inslee’s strategy to tackle heroin epidemic: first deal with misuse of pain pills

  By David Gutman The Seattle Times Gov. Jay Inslee announced executive actions Friday aimed at preventing the overprescription and misuse of prescription pain pills, improving treatment availability for people dealing with opioid addiction, and [...]