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Prevention education and better prescribing practices

Cardinal Health invested in a $3 million expansion of grants focused on youth prevention education, prescriber opioid awareness and reduction efforts, and community responses to the epidemic.

Narcan® donation program

Cardinal Health purchased more than 80,000 dosage units of overdose-reversing Narcan® for distribution for first responders and law enforcement.

Drug take-back

Cardinal Health offers robust support for drug take-back and education programs, including sponsoring more than 100 take-back events across 26 states in 2018.

Medical school training

Cardinal Health has partnered with the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University to support the development of curriculum that will teach the next generation of physicians core competencies in preventing prescription drug misuse.

To learn more about how Cardinal Health is taking action to combat opioid abuse, see these additional resources: