• At least 1 in 4 families in Pennsylvania is impacted by the chronic disease of addiction.
  • It is estimated there are 23 million adults living in long term recovery.
  • Pennsylvania Act 69 of 2018 allows for Hospice and in-home care workers to properly dispose of opioids and other drugs.
  • Act 49 passed this year amends the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Control Act to clarify that the parent or guardian of a minor child can authorize treatment for a minor’s use of the controlled harmful substance.
  • Since August 2016, Centre County residents have disposed of over 4,400 pounds of expired or unused prescription drugs at seven of the drop box locations.