National Drug Take Back Day

Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10am till 2pm at RHAM High School (85 Wall Street, Hebron)

This event is sponsored by AHM Youth and Family Services. Click here for the flyer.

This service is FREE and ANONYMOUS, with no questions asked.

Medication must be in original containers, with name crossed out.

Items accepted:

  • Expired or unwanted prescription medication
  • Over-the-counter medicines
  • Vitamins and nutritional supplements

Change the Script is a new statewide program that connects town leaders, healthcare professionals, treatment professionals, and everyday people with the resources they need to face prescription drugs and opioid misuse.

Change the Script es un nuevo programa estatal que conecta a líderes de la ciudad, profesionales de la salud, profesionales del tratamiento y personas comunes con los recursos que necesitan para enfrentar medicamentos recetados y el uso indebido de opioides.

Haga clic aquí para descargar un folleto con más información.


Keep Medication Secure to help prevent prescription and Over-the-Counter (OTC) drug abuse.
The Connecticut Prevention Network has published a flyer with tips on what you can do to keep your medications safe. Click here to view or download the flyer.


Throughout the United States, as well as here in Eastern Connecticut, opioid addiction and prescription misuse has increased. The number of opioid overdoses have increased as well. Naloxone is a medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. To learn more about this life-saving medication click on the link below:

 Naloxone Saves Lives

The Connecticut Department of Public Health has also launched the Naloxone + Opioid Response App (NORA) to help people get more information about: recognizing opioid overdose, obtaing naloxone, using naloxone, and getting treatment. To access this information click here.

Naloxone Pharmacies  There are pharmacies in every corner of our state with pharmacists who are certified to prescribe Naloxone.  To find a pharmacy near you, click here.


Beware of products that promise miracle cures for those addicted to drugs. Products that promise miracle cures or fast results can cost precious time and money, lead to relapse, and even be dangerous.  Click here to read a message from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) about finding help



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