Data from a National Survey on Drug Use and Health ranked Oklahoma among the highest for prescription drug abuse. In response, the state has introduced two programs as part of a national plan to eliminate drug abuse.
Walgreens is providing Oklahomans access to new “drug drop-off” kiosks to dispose unused or leftover prescription drugs in nine locations. Additionally, the pharmacy is now allowing naxalone, an overdose-reversal drug, to be sold over the counter. The immediate use of naxalone during overdose can reverse its effects.
Visit here to learn more about how Walgreens is helping Oklahomans become addiction free.