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Informational Videos

Prescribe Safe informational videos to guide, educate, and provide resources for our local physicians and patients in the safe use of prescription medications.

Understanding pain in less than 5 minutes

Pain pills are not your best friend

Addiction neuroscience 101 - How addiction works in the brain

How to best dispose of unused or expired medications

Pain Management at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

How are prescription drugs like heroin?

Understanding pain: Brainman stops his opioids

How to take pain pills safely

California Assemblymember Anna Caballero speaks about safe medication storage

Prescription drug disposal in Monterey County

Prescribing more safely

Prescribe Safe

More and more people were coming to our Emergency department seeking pain medications or, worse, after an overdose. Our doctors knew something had to be done. The result: Prescribe Safe, a countywide effort that's taking on the opioid epidemic.

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Drug disposal bins

We now have medication drop off bins at Community Hospital.

Medication bin locations - English

Medication bin locations - Spanish

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