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PREVENTION PROJECT TO HOST OPIOID ALTERNATIVES SEMINAR FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

RICHMOND HILL, GA – February 5, 2019 – The Bryan County Opioid Prevention Project (BCOPP) is hosting an Opioid Alternatives & Resources Seminar for healthcare professionals, in conjunction with CORA Physical Therapy. The seminar is slated for 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Richmond Hill City Center, 520 Cedar St. 

This event is geared toward physicians and other healthcare providers for the purpose of educating and sharing existing community resources that should be considered as alternatives to opioid prescriptions in treating pain. Practices like therapeutic yoga, physical therapy, dry needling, chiropractic care and other possible solutions will be explored. Experts and guest speakers from the Georgia Department of Public Health, CORA Physical Therapy, Savannah Pain Management, South East Lung Associates, Recovery Place, Leading Touch Chiropractic Health Center, and a certified yoga therapist will all be in attendance. In addition, refreshments will be served.


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BRYAN COUNTY OPIOID PREVENTION PROJECT 
TO GIVE AWAY PRESCRIPTION LOCKBOXES

RICHMOND HILL, GA – April 19, 2018 – The Bryan County Opioid Prevention Project (BCOPP) will give away prescription drug lockboxes in February at Richmond Hill Pharmacy and Bedingfield Pharmacy in Pembroke to every household who gets a prescription filled for a controlled substance, such as opioids or painkillers.


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BRYAN COUNTY OPIOID PREVENTION PROJECT AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TO RECOGNIZE DRUG TAKEBACK DAY, APRIL 28

RICHMOND HILL, GA – April 19, 2018 – The Bryan County Opioid Prevention Project (BCOPP) is working with local law-enforcement entities to encourage Bryan County residents to participate in this region’s observance of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at the Richmond Hill and Pembroke Police Departments.  


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BRYAN COUNTY OPIOID PREVENTION PROJECT COORDINATOR PRESENTS TO MEMBERS OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF RICHMOND HILL

RICHMOND HILL, GA – April 16, 2018 – Last week, Bryan County Opioid Prevention Project (BCOPP) Project Coordinator Mary Fuller spoke with members of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill at their weekly lunch meeting at the Richmond Hill City Center.

Fuller relayed important information about the dangers of opioid misuse and abuse and compelling information about how this issue is affecting Bryan County. She also shared the new initiatives and programs BCOPP is now offering to parents and students in Bryan County.


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