Heroin Impact Response Task Force | Prevention
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Prevention

Preventing Further Addiction

To reduce the burden on Hamilton County’s treatment resources, immediate steps must be taken to prevent residents of all ages from becoming addicted. Important action steps include:

Informing the Public

Informing the public about opiate issues through social media, public service announcements, educational materials and other means.

Promoting Takeback Boxes

Promoting prescription takeback boxes at designated locations to remove dangerous prescription drugs from our community.

Increase Prevention Programs

Increasing the availability of evidence-based prevention programs, policies, and practices.