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Organizations Team Up in Statewide Effort to Educate NH Families on Safe Disposal practices

Partners Distributing 50,000 Medicine Disposal Pouches Statewide in Recognition of National Drug Take Back Day, Saturday October 24th

Concord, New Hampshire, October 21, 2020 - The New Hampshire Hospital Association (NHHA), the New Hampshire Department of Education (NHDOE), and the Foundation for Healthy Communities (FHC), in partnership with the Public Health Networks and the Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative of New Hampshire (RALI NH), are currently distributing 25,000 medicine disposal bags throughout the state, bringing the total distribution to 50,000 over the past few months. The partners joined forces to educate New Hampshire families on safe medicine storage and disposal practices as schools begin reopening this fall and parents face continued challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While individuals and families across the state have been staying safe at home, the opioid epidemic has remained a concern for those struggling with addiction or managing recovery...

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