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The following Medical events are scheduled in St. Joseph County:


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SATURDAY
OCT 28
Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Starts: 10-28-2017 @ 10:00am
Ends: 10-28-2017 @ 2:00pm

Cost: Free
Location:
Police Departments & Walgreen's
Colon, Centreville, Constantine, Sturgis, & TR

On Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the St. Joseph County Substance Abuse Taskforce, local law enforcement, Walgreens, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent prescription medication abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to the Colon Police Department at 127 E State St, Colon; Constantine Police Department at 115 White Pigeon St; St. Joseph County Sheriff’s office at 650 East Main St, Centreville; Sturgis Police Department at 122 North Nottawa St; the Three Rivers Police Department at 333 West Michigan Ave or the Walgreen's Pharmacy at950 S Centerville Rd, Sturgis. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

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CONTACT INFO
St. Joseph County Substance Abuse Taskforce
269-467-1000
Nanderson@stjoecmh.org


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THURSDAY
NOV 09
Opiate Forum
Starts: 11-09-2017 @ 08:30am
Ends: 11-09-2017 @ 12:30am

Cost: Free
Location:
Nora Hagen Theatre-Glen Oaks Community College
Centreville

Join us on the morning of November 9th at the Nora Hagen Theatre on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College to learn more about the opiate crisis and how you can respond. We will hear from officers with our local SCAN department about what they are seeing and the impact on our local community. We will also hear from Dr. Bruce Springer, an Addiction Medicine Specialist with Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, who will share the science behind opiates and what we can do to address the opiate crisis in St. Joseph County. Registration is requested. See link to register. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/opiate-forum-tickets-38400249179?aff=ehomecard

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CONTACT INFO
St. Joseph County Substance Abuse Taskforce
269-467-1000
Nanderson@stjoecmh.org




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