In 2018, UPMC Susquehanna partnered with West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission to offer 24/7 services to patients with substance abuse disorders. One year later, the program has conducted over 1,200 handoffs.
You probably understand the importance of taking your medications correctly, but you may not be as familiar with how improperly storing and disposing your medications could be creating another problem.
The Addiction Medicine service line at UPMC Susquehanna is helping to tackle a national problem — opioid addiction — by initiating warm handoffs and medication therapy for opioid use disorder.
UPMC Susquehanna Partners with West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission to Prevent Prescription Drugs from Hitting the Streets
UPMC Susquehanna is partnering with West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission to host drug take back week, Oct. 21 –27. The organizations are encouraging community members to remove unused prescription medication form their households and deposit them