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Posted on: April 11, 2019

[ARCHIVED] National Prescription Drug Take Back Day - April 27

DEA Take Back Day April 27 2019

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.

There are numerous locations throughout the Region participating in this program on Saturday, April 27 from 10AM to 2PM. For detailed information on what can and can't be disposed of and drop off locations please visit the Take Back Day web site.

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