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AmerisourceBergen Foundation launches support program combating opioid abuse

Drug Store News

The AmerisourceBergen Foundation has announced the launch of a municipal support program aimed towards the safe disposal of opioids. The Valley Forge, Pa.-based company aims to do this by providing communities nationwide with resources to deactivate expired or unused medications. “The epidemic of opioid abuse demands action, attention and a collaborative approach. The safe disposal of unused prescription medications is a critical component in combating the issue, as it reduces the risk for misuse, abuse, and diversion,” Gina Clark, president of the AmerisourceBergen Foundation, and executive vice president and chief communications & administration officer at AmerisourceBergen said.

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