On April 29th, 2017, Rockland County Department of Mental Health, in conjunction with the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, will host a county-wide Prescription Drug Take-Back day and a free community training on the use of naloxone (Narcan) for opioid overdose reversal in order to address the current opioid crisis.
PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK LOCATIONS: 10AM - 2PM
- CVS 280 S. Main Street New City
- CVS 330 NY-304 Bardonia
- CVS 12 W Ramapo Rd Garnerville
- 11 New Hempstead Road New City
Unwanted medications can be dropped off at your local police departments at all times.
FREE NARCAN TRAINING:
When: Saturday April 29th at 10:00am-11:30am
Where: County Office Building, 11 New Hempstead Road in New City.
The Clarkstown PD, Haverstarw PD and the Rockland County Sheriff Department will have officers present at the above locations where citizens can drop off unwanted medications on this National Prescription Take-Back Day.
This is an important trainingwhichwill educate Rockland citizens in the use of Narcan(naloxone ) in the event of a life threatening opioid overdose. The training willdemonstratethe use of naloxone,( Narcan) which is now also available without prescription at many pharmacies in Rockland County. All citizens 18 and over are welcome to attend this potentially life saving training. All who register and attend the training will receive a free Narcan Kit.