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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. National Take-Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. 

Last fall's Take-Back Day event collected a record-setting 912,305 pounds of prescription drugs. The Drug Enforcement Administration first launched its Take-Back Day in 2010, and since then has collected more than 9 million pounds of medicine from the public. 

Check out DEA's Take Back Day website for information and to find collection sites near you.

Watch the Take-Back day PSA below:

(Watch the Spanish of version of the PSA here)
 

See Related

How Teens Abuse Medicine thumbnailLearn more about the dangers of prescription medications and teens by reading Prescription for Disaster: How Teens Abuse Medicine.

 

 

 

 

How to Properly Dispose of Your Unused MedincesLearn how to properly dispose of prescription medication

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Take back day pamphletCheck out these 'Take Back' day pamphlets in English and in Spanish

 

 

 

 

More information on drug disposal:
http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm101653.htm.

Watch the video, "Safe Medication Disposal" made by the Alliance for Aging Research, below:

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