August 28th to September 3rd is Drug Overdose Awareness WeekClick here to see the video.
The Governor declares August 28th to September 3rd Drug Overdose Awareness week in Nebraska.
Some of this week's events:
August 30th - 7:00 pm Prayer Vigil at Valley Hope of Omaha, 7708 Serum Ave
What should you do?
Don’t keep leftover medications—instead, learn how to get rid of them the right way. Don't flush leftover medications! Properly dispose of them by returning them to a participating pharmacy. Or call 1-800-222-1222.
Medication Disposal Locations
Get Rid of Old Medicine, Take It To Your Pharmacy Any Day, Lincoln Journal Star, 03/20/17
The Take Back Zombies, Community Health Partnership of Nemaha County,12/11/16
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About Nebraska MEDS
Nebraska MEDS is a coalition of state and community partners dedicated to educating patients about safe disposal of prescription and over-the-counter medications. In addition to educational work, the coalition supports disposal programs that allow residents to dispose of unused and leftover medications.