Carbon, Monroe, Pike Drug and Alcohol Commission; the Pike County Substance Abuse Task Force; Hope for Pike; and the Pike County Sheriff’s Office will hold a free NARCAN Drive-Through Event and Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, December 5, from 10:00 a.m. to noon, behind the Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad Street, in Milford, PA.
The public is invited to drive up to receive info bags including NARCAN kits, DisposeRX bags, informational materials for help with substance abuse, and other community resources. Waivers must be signed regarding how to obtain training in administering NARCAN.
There will also be a drug take-back container where the public can drop off prescriptions, patches, over-the-counter meds, vitamins, samples, and pet meds. All medication should be taken out of prescription packaging and placed in sealed and unmarked bags. Items not accepted include hydrogen peroxide, inhalers, aerosol cans, thermometers, oils, lotions, liquids, and medications from businesses or clinics.
The event is made possible by a State Opioid Response Grant through the Department of Drug and Alcohol Program.
For more information, contact the Carbon, Monroe, Pike Drug and Alcohol Commission at 570-296-1054.