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RxSafe Marin is a coalition of community members and experts collaboratively addressing the local prescription drug misuse and abuse epidemic.

For more information download our booklet, visit www.rxsafemarin.org/ or email RxSafeMarin@gmail.com.
With National Attention, Marin Addresses Opioids: President declares public health emergency

To Marin County health officials, the White House’s October 26 declaration that the opioid epidemic is a public health emergency was a first step toward a late-coming national response. Read our Marin response and our San Francisco Chronicle response
2017 Challenge Award:
RxSafe Marin: Prescription Drug Misuse/Abuse Initiative


Congratulations to RxSafe Marin for being recognized today at the Marin County Government Board of Supervisors meeting by the California State Association of Counties ("CSAC"). These unique awards recognize the innovative and creative spirit of California county governments as they find innovative, effective and cost-saving ways to provide programs and services to their citizens. Thank you to our community members and partners! Watch the video here.
Thank you to our local law enforcement agencies and Marin residents for participating in the annual national Drug Take Back Day! Missed out? Don’t worry, you can bring your unused or expired medications to one of these all year sites.
Marin IJ Editorial: Staying ahead of the battle against opioid abuse

County officials should continue their efforts to help prevent the over-prescription of powerful, but addictive painkillers. That means working closely with Marin doctors and pharmacies. Marin County public and private medical leaders have already created a strategic triage that focuses on the problem. Thanks to their efforts, Marin is ahead of the curve. Read more here. Read about additional Marin clinic efforts here.
REMEMBER: Getting involved is easier than you think! Every individual brings an important expertise to this effort to help end prescription drug misuse and abuse in Marin.
 
1. JOIN AN ACTION TEAMClick here to sign up. 
 
2. SAFELY DISPOSE YOUR UNUSED MEDICATIONS. Click here for locations.
 
3. STAY CONNECTED TO US. Sign-up for our newsletterlike us on Facebook & Instagram
 
4. LEARN MORE: www.RxSafeMarin.org
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RxSafe Marin Newsletter, Volume 3 - Issue 8- October 2017
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