The Purdue College of Pharmacy is proud to present BoilerWoRx: a response to Indiana’s public health crisis stemming from the opioid epidemic. BoilerWoRx is a smart mobile health initiative that will bring vital services to communities across Indiana. BoilerWoRx plans to utilize the best available data to guide our teams of health care professionals and students as they work to make an impact in the areas hardest hit by this crisis.

The mission of the BoilerWoRx initiative is:

Responding to crisis, promoting safe and healthy communities

BoilerWoRx will provide the following services to combat the opioid epidemic:

Naloxone Training and Distribution

Drug Disposal Kit Distribution

Harm Reduction Education and Advocacy

Wellness Education

Addressing Stigmatizing Language

Public Policy Advocacy

These services are just the beginning. In the future, BoilerWoRx plans to provide an even wider variety of services including immunizations, point-of-care testing for diabetes and cholesterol, smoking cessation education, and others.