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RxSafe Marin is a broad-based community coalition to reduce harm from prescription drug misuse and abuse,
and to save lives.
The Changing Face of the Opioid Epidemic at Dominican University of Calfornia on September 12, 2018 with UCSF's Dr. Dan Ciccarone & community panel
Life-saving kits urged as tool to help combat Marin’s opioid epidemic

“We’re trying to get Narcan more widely distributed in order to keep up with this epidemic,” said Matthew Willis, the public health officer with the department. “That’s why we chose to hand it out to attendees at this event. We want to make sure it’s in the hands of family and friends of users who might be bystanders in the event of an opioid overdose.”

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Mandatory CURES Use Begins 

Doctors sometimes unknowingly prescribe opioids to people who are misusing prescription drugs, which increases risk of addiction and overdose. Prescribers are now required to check the CURES system— a list of medicines each patient is being prescribed— before prescribing opioids. RxSafe Marin physicians contributed to this video to promote effective CURES use.
Join us at the Marin Senior Fair!
October 24 from 9:00am-3pm
Marin Center Exhibit Hall, San Rafael
Come visit our RxSafe Marin community booth #192!
We will have prizes, safe drug disposal resources, and more!
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 learn more. 
 
2. SAFELY DISPOSE YOUR UNUSED MEDICATIONS. Click here for locations.
 
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4. LEARN MORE: www.RxSafeMarin.org
Looking for RxSafe, LLC, makers of the RxSafe 1800 and RxASP automation systems? Click here to visit their website http://rxsafe.com/, or email them info@rxsafe.com. Please note that RxSafe, LLC is not formally affiliated with RxSafe Marin.
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RxSafe Marin Newsletter, October 2018
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