'Take Back Day' slated for April 28

'Take Back Day' slated for April 28

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held on Saturday, April 28th.

Last October, Americans nationwide did their part to reduce the opioid crisis by bringing the DEA and its more than 4,200 local and tribal law enforcement partners a record-setting 912,305 pounds-456 tons-of potentially unsafe expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for disposal at more than 5,300 collection sites. This brings the total amount of prescription drugs collected by DEA since the fall of 2010 to 9,015,668 pounds, or 4,508 tons.

In October, Americans dropped 456 tons of prescription drugs at almost 5,500 sites operated by the DEA and more than 4,200 of its state and local law-enforcement agencies.

The DEA can accept all unused, unwanted or expired prescription or over-the-counter medications.

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The Drug Enforcement Agency can not accept liquids, needles or sharps. Only pills and patches are accepted.

Last October, over 580 pounds of prescription drugs were returned to Lincoln County disposal sites, which is a 79 percent increase from the April 2017 event. Nationally, The DEA recorded a record-setting 912,305 pounds - 456 tons - of potentially unsafe unwanted medications at more than 5,300 collection sites. "Prescription drugs can be easily obtained from home medicine cabinets and are susceptible to diversion, misuse and abuse".

Officials with the Athens Police Department and Keep Athens Beautiful are scheduled to host Drug Take Back Day on April 28. "Flushing medication down the toilet poses potential health concerns and is not recommended, so we encourage residents to clean out their medicine cabinets and dispose of drugs in a safe and anonymous way".

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