Direct Relief works with Pfizer to make up to 1 million doses of overdose-reversing Naloxone available at no cost to community health centers, free and charitable clinics, public health departments, and other nonprofit providers nationwide.
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Operation Medicine Drop helps prevent accidental poisonings and drug misuse, while protecting local water systems from medication pollution, by providing safe and secure ways for people to dispose of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications. Find a Take Back Event In … Continued
Operation Medicine Drop helps prevent accidental poisonings and drug misuse, while protecting local water systems from medication pollution, by providing safe and secure ways for people to dispose of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications. Find a Permanent Drop-Box Location Near You.
This initiative provides drop boxes for safe medication disposal, including an interactive map of NC drop box locations.
Available at Walmart pharmacies, DisposeRx contains ingredients that, according to the manufacturer, when emptied into a pill bottle with warm water, dissolve medication and enable patients to responsibly dispose of leftover medications in their trash.
A NC-focused quick facts guide to MAT in jails to improve the public health and other outcomes of inmates experiencing opioid use disorder. It includes a case study of the Durham County Detention Center, which implemented MAT.
This project focuses on understanding barriers to MAT, implementing it in more communities via community and practitioner education, and expanding access to MAT to all 100 NC counties. They provide web-based clinics for participants and providers as well as other … Continued
A national, interactive locator for practitioners prescribing buprenorphine, one of the accepted medications used for MAT.
NC Medical Society Foundation – This resource has information about increasing MAT in office settings of primary care physicians and increasing access to opioid use disorder care.
“Medication Assisted Treatment & Behavioral Health” & “Buprenorphine/Suboxone Providers” by region – This guide provides a list of providers by region who offer MAT, including prescribers and treatment specialists who incorporate MAT into a behavioral health treatment plan.