GenRX

Working to reduce prescription drug abuse in Early County.

The goal of the GenRx initiative is to reduce prescription drug misuse and abuse among 12-25 year olds in Early County.
Here’s how we are doing that. . .

Lock, Monitor, Take Back Campaign

These simple three steps help reduce the access that young people have to prescription medications.
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Parent Presentations

We provide training for parents and other adults on medication safety in the home, warning signs of medicine abuse and how to talk to your child about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Participants also receive a free lock box.

Refuse, Remove, Reasons

This 5-lesson, drug prevention curriculum is taught to students in Early County High School and Early County Learning and Opportunity Center

Got expired or unused medications? Here’s where to take them.

Dropbox Locations and Contact Info

(1) Sheriff’s Office (Early County Courthouse)
(2) Lobby of Early County Jail

For more information contact:
Early County Sheriff’s Office:
229.723.3484
Early Choices:
229.723.5122

Items to Drop

(1) Expired/unused medications
(2) Over-the-counter medications
(3) Medication samples
(4) Pet medication
(5) Medicated lotions/ointment/drops
(6) Inhalers
(7) Unopened eli-pens
(8) Liquid medications

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The Permanent Drug Drop Boxes are located in: Sheriff’s Office of Early County Courthouse and the lobby of Early County Jail

Items Not to Drop

(1) Needles/lancets/syringes
(2) Thermometers
(3) IV bags
(4) Bloody or infections waste
(5) Business products
(6) Empty containers
(7) Personal care products



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If you are a youth, young adult, or parent of one struggling with prescription drug abuse or choices involving prescription drugs, please contact us.

[email protected]

(229)723-5122

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Funding provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities