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New prescription drug disposal kits unveiled

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) — A new tool has been unveiled in the effort to fight the opioid crisis in Allen County.

Mayor Tom Henry was joined by Allen County Health Commissioner Dr. Deborah McMahan to announce the new tools promoting safe drug disposal.

During the announcement, Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative Indiana announced it will be providing 15,000 safe drug disposal kits to various groups and coalitions in northeast Indiana. These kits will allow people to easily and safely dispose of unwanted and unused prescription medication.

Jacob Burbrink

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