At least 1 in 4 families in Pennsylvania is impacted by the chronic disease of addiction.
It is estimated there are 23 million adults living in long term recovery.
Pennsylvania Act 69 of 2018 allows for Hospice and in-home care workers to properly dispose of opioids and other drugs.
Act 49 passed this year amends the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Control Act to clarify that the parent or guardian of a minor child can authorize treatment for a minor’s use of the controlled harmful substance.
Since August 2016, Centre County residents have disposed of over 4,400 pounds of expired or unused prescription drugs at seven of the drop box locations.