Prescription Drugs

Drug Take Back

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We have 2 drug take backs each year.  One in the Spring and one in the Fall. The next upcoming Drug Take Back Day is set for October 26, 2019 from 10-2. 

 Locations include Mountain City Town Hall, Butler Fire Dept. and Shady Valley Fire Dept.

Clean out those cabinets and keep your families safe.

Drug Drop Box Locations

Johnson County Community Hospital Box

Johnson County has two drug drop boxes at the 

Johnson County Sheriff's Station 

214 Honeysuckle Street

and the 

Johnson County Community Hospital

1901 S. Shady Street

 These boxes are available for drop off 24/7.  

Count It, Lock It, Drop It

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Through CLD It, we work with our local pharmacies and health care providers to promote safe storage of prescription medications within the home.  We have lock boxes in our office for community members.  Through our PFS Rx Grant, we are able to give these out for FREE to any community member who needs one. Stop in and get yours today!

Narcan (Naloxone)

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We are trained local distributors of Naloxone.  We have it in the Narcan nasal spray.  We are able to give these out to community members for FREE. We do require a training for anyone who needs a Narcan kit.  It takes about 5-10 minutes.

  We also can provide trainings to any organizations wishing to train their staff on Naloxone. 

Signs of an Overdose

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· Small, constricted “pinpoint pupils”

 · Falling asleep or loss of consciousness

 · Slow, shallow breathing

 · Choking or gurgling sounds

 · Limp body

 · Pale, blue, or cold skin

https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/pdf/patients/Preventing-an-Opioid-Overdose-Tip-Card-a.pdf


Talk to your kids

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Did you know that 66% of Johnson County 8th, 10th and 12th graders reported that have NEVER been talked to about the dangers of using prescription drugs NOT prescribed to them.  (TN Together Student Survey 2018-19)

Talk to your kids!  They Do Listen!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-j7qcYj2MU&feature=youtu.be