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The Addiction Front: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

October 26, 2019 - 10AM to 2PM

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

https://takebackday.dea.gov/

Location Near You: https://apps.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/pubdispsearch


What you can do:

o Keep them safe. Clean them out. Take them back.

o The power to make a difference starts at home, beginning with returning the unused, unwanted and expired medications that each American keeps in their homes.

o DEA Take Back Day provides an actionable way for any American to step up and help combat this crisis by simply cleaning out their medicine cabinet.

o Unfortunately, when this doesn’t happen, the pills left there must end up somewhere – often lost, stolen, misplaced – feeding the epidemic sweeping our country.

o Take Back Day gives parents, grandparents, friends and neighbors the best way to protect their communities and rid their homes of unused prescription medications.

*Source: DEA Chicago Field Division


Click here for Drug Disposal Information



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