According to the CDC, in 2016, nearly 64,000 Americans died from drug overdoses including from illicit medications and prescription opioids. According to the National Institutes of Health, 2/3 of individuals who use heroin began with misusing prescriptions.
Disposing of unused medications does not have to be difficult. Concord Township is pleased to announce that we have received 200 safe drug disposal kits. These kits are easy to use and are available to our residents at no cost. Pick up a free drug disposal kit at either fire station, Town Hall, or the Community Center. If you have questions regarding this program, please contact the Fire Chief at 354-7504.