LNRMC to partner with Project Lazarus

Mooresville Police collaborate with LNRMC to educate and collect medications

September 11, 2012 by Jared Moon

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Lake Norman Regional Medical Center is partnering with Project Lazarus to help with its efforts to remedy the issue of prescription drug abuse and overdose.  The Mooresville Police Department will be at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center on Thursday, September 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to help educate about Project Lazarus.  Additionally, they will be collecting any unused or unwanted medications in order to properly dispose of them.

Project Lazarus is a collaborative initiative comprised of law enforcement, various health and human services agencies, faith-based organizations, schools and concerned citizens created to address the growing trend of prescription drug abuse and overdose deaths in Iredell county.

For more information about Project Lazarus, visit www.projectlazarus.org.  Information specifically about Iredell County’s chapter, contact Laura Childers, Crime Prevention Officer with the Mooresville Police Department, at lchilders@ci.mooresville.nc.us or by phone, 704-658-9016.

About Lake Norman Regional Medical Center

Lake Norman Regional Medical Center offers comprehensive medical care to individuals throughout the greater Lake Norman region. Located just off I-77 at Exit 33, the Mooresville medical campus offers complete specialty services from 24-hour emergency medicine and maternity to oncology and advanced surgical services. For more information about the services offered at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, please visit www.LNRMC.com.