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Drug Take Back Box

The goal of the City of Clarkston’s Drug Take Back Program is to battle the ongoing opioid crisis. Anyone who wants to safely dispose of any prescription drugs can bring them to the Drug Take Back boxes in the Municipal Court lobby (3291 Church Street at the Clarkston Police Department). 

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   Crisis Hotlines:

  • Georgia Crisis & Access Line - 1-800-715-4225 

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255

  • The Crisis Text Line - Text START to 741-741 about any type of crisis 24/7. 

  Georgia Overdose Prevention  

  • Georgia Overdose Prevention Project - An advocacy organization that provides free naloxone kits to Georgians through the mail. 

  • Recovery in Georgia - Detailed guide featuring Georgia's Good Samaritan Laws, as well as a list of local overdose prevention resources.

  • The Summit Wellness Group - This guide covers signs and symptoms of overdoses to 8 of the most commonly abused drugs. Also features advocacy and prevention resources. 

  • Opioid Overdose Rescue - Outlines 3 simple steps to save a life in the event of an opioid overdose. Includes helpful reference videos.