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Community involvement is critical in the fight against opioid dependency. Our guides assist localities, highlighting key issues for hosting take-back events, permanent medication disposal boxes, and more to help reduce the risk of unused prescriptions.

Permanent Disposal Guide

Permanent medication disposal boxes provide a safe and effective method for disposing of opioids and other medications to prevent misuse or diversion. This guide provides instructions on how to implement a disposal box, including financing, governance, education, and evaluation.

Acute Care Opioid Prescribing Guide

This Guide is a compilation of resources to support evidence-based acute care opioid prescribing.

Emergency Department Naloxone Implementation Guide

We developed this this step-by-step guide for EDs to navigate these barriers and to facilitate implementation of your unique ED-tailored naloxone distribution program.

Medication Take Back Event Guide

Our free, downloadable guide outline each step of the Medication Take Back Event planning process from start to finish, along with a timeline and sample budget