Groton senior center, human services will distribute 250 pill-dissolving pouches

22 Mar 2018

Kits that destroy prescription medications are now available in Groton to people who wish to keep their drugs out of the wrong hands but may not be able to get to drop boxes at the town's police stations for that purpose.

The Groton Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention, or GASP, used money from a Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services grant program, which is intended to help communities confront the prescription opioid crisis, to pay for 250 Deterra prescription drug-disposal pouches that use a charcoal-like substance to deactivate the drugs on a molecular level.

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