Drug Take Back Day (Saturday, Oct. 23): Where to find a location near you

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Published: Oct. 22, 2021 at 12:18 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Law enforcement agencies across the Ozarks ask you to participate in Saturday’s “Drug Take Back Day.”

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, nearly 10 million Americans misuse controlled prescription drugs. The study shows a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.

Law enforcement agencies will host several drop off sites. To check a drop off site near you, CLICK HERE.

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