Saturday is National Rx Take Back Day
October 26, 2019 8:29AM CDT
No, that picture is not a bunch of candy! Today is the day to check your medicine cabinets and safely dispose of unused prescriptions.
It makes for a safer household and gives you more space in the cabinet!
The DEA created this day to address a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.9 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs and that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.
If you are looking for a place to drop them off, here’s the link to find a location.