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ADS and its community partners are sponsoring another great Got Meds Disposal drive in Guilford County. There is more information available below at the provided links or in the large picture shown below. www.Facebook.com/HealthyGuilford www.Instagram.com/HealthyGuilford   The date of the Got Meds event is June 19, 2021. Location is Summerfield, NC.        

Got Meds Disposal Drive

Tuesday, 27 April 2021 by

ADS and its community partners are once again sponsoring another great Got Meds Disposal drive in Guilford County. There is more information available below at the provided links or in the large picture shown below. www.Facebook.com/HealthyGuilford www.Instagram.com/HealthyGuilford   The date of the Got Meds event is May 22, 2021.      

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Hello, Guilford County! It’s that time again to dispose of your outdated or unused medications. The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office, Healthy Guilford, Safe Guilford, Drug Enforcement Agency, and Alcohol and Drug Services (ADS) are working together to sponsor another medication disposal initiative. Please note below that there are three locations where you can turn in

It’s time to get rid of your outdated or unused medications! The Drug Enforcement Agency, the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office, Healthy Guilford, Alcohol and Drug Services (ADS), and Safe Guilford are working together to sponsor another medication disposal initiative. Please note the dates and locations below where you can turn in expired medication. The program

High Point Community Foundation Helps ADS

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 by

Fox8 News has provided¬†media coverage of ADS’ facility on Chestnut Drive in High Point and the assistance that ADS has received through the years from the High Point Community Foundation. The Foundation has provided funds that sustained ADS’ Prevention efforts among other upgrades to help keep the facility running. The ADS High Point location used

An overview: Methadone and Suboxone are the two leading medications used in the treatment of opioid addiction. Methadone has been utilized in opioid treatment in the United States since the late 1960’s. Suboxone was introduced in 2002. Methadone and suboxone are in widespread use around the world due to their proven benefit in the treatment

THC-Infused Gummy Bears

Monday, 10 July 2017 by

Eleven teenagers in Indiana were hospitalized after overdosing on THC gummy bears. 911 was called, and when they responded on the scene they found numerous teens hallucinating, experiencing blurry vision, rapid heart rate, and pain in their legs. They all had ingested a half of a gummy bear that had been infused with THC (the

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Authorities have identified a new drug hitting the streets that is a combination of heroin, fentanyl, another synthetic opioid called U-47700, and an elephant tranquilizer. Investigators are calling it a high-potency cocktail, and they are concerned about its potential to cause overdose death on first use. “Gray Death” is described as having the appearance and

CDC Point To Rapid Opioid Addiction

Thursday, 23 March 2017 by

A Newsweek article addresses a finding by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) which indicates individuals receiving an opioid prescription can develop an opioid dependency “within a few days of initial use”. The associated study was conducted at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and was based on examination of patient records

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CNN aired an informative special program on 5/11/2016, Prescription Addiction: Doctors Must Lead Us Out. The one hour special was hosted by Anderson Cooper and neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta. It specifically addressed how the current opioid epidemic in America has been driven by the over prescribing of opioid medication. Various doctors, recovering addicts, and others

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