Surgeon General recommends expanding naloxone access

The surgeon general announced Thursday that he encourages people to carry a drug that revives victims of overdoses. Dr. Jerome Adams made a statement today saying family members of those at risk [...]

African American Opioid Coalition Will Host 2nd Annual Med Drop

Every day, more than 115 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of and addiction to opioids is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic [...]

How the opioid epidemic is impacting the workplace and what employers can do about it

https://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/feature/table-of-experts/the-pain-pill-problem-how-the-opioid-epidemic-is.html The opioid epidemic has become a serious problem in the United States, [...]

African American Opioid Coalition Hosts MedDrop

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Just Ask Us: What should I do with unused prescription medications?

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7.5 Tons of Medicines Collected in 2014

7.5 TONS of medicines were disposed of with the MedDrop program in Dane County in 2014. That’s up from 4.4 TONS in 2013. Great job Dane County and all of our MedDrop partners who help [...]