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IMPORTANT MESSAGE:  The June 5, 2023, CAHSD Board Meeting is canceled.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Please look in the Board/Public Notices section of our website for upcoming Board Meeting dates/times. 

CAHS participates in Drug Take Back Day

April 24, 2023
(Pictured l-r) CAHS Prevention Coordinator Alicia Richbourg, Program Monitor Yolanda Yancy, and Prevention Coordinator Dawn Collins.

CAHS’ Prevention Team participated in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Drug Take Back Day, April 22, at Baton Rouge Police Department headquarters on Airline Hwy.

Throughout the morning, individuals and families drove through the event to drop off expired or unused medications and to learn from CAHS staff about safe medication storage and disposal practices.

A total of 2,000 pounds of various medications, including addictive opioids, were dropped off at the police headquarters that day.

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