On a mission to reduce potentially avoidable harms from opioids in North Carolina, keeping you and your family safe.
Americans died every day in 2016 from prescription opioid-related overdose
Percentage of opioid prescriptions are unused by the patient
Percentage of opioid misusers get their drugs for free from family and friends
Opioid prescriptions were dispensed in 2016
Brooke A. Chidgey, MD (Anesthesiology)
Peggy P. McNaull, MD (Anesthesiology)
Matthew Nielsen, MD (Urology)
Jami Mann, PharmD, MBA
Jessie Gilmore, DNP, RN, CPN
Nathan Woody, CSSBB
Tom Maltais, MHA
Janet Hadar, BSN, MSN, MBA
Throw away unused medicine at one of four free take-back sites at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill and Hillsborough. You can also download a flier and poster to promote the location of our MedSafe box locations.