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April 27th is National Drug Take Back Day

Participate in national prescription drug take-back day 

The Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be Saturday, April 27, 2019 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. The last Take-Back Day brought in more than 900,000 pounds of unused or expired prescription medication. This brings the total amount of prescription drugs collected by DEA since the fall of 2010 to 10,878,950 pounds.

Attached is a summary of some statewide activities happening for Take Back Day! Thank you to all of our prevention partners and coalitions who are helping make this important event a success in your community. 

We'd love to hear what you have planned or some of your successes! Email to let us know! 

Also visit to download the Starts with One Opioid Take Back Campaign materials!