Nationwide Drug Take Back Event Happens Saturday

Many locations around the area will be participating in take-back day.

(Versailles, Ind.) – Residents can get rid of any unused, unwanted, or expired prescription medication this weekend.

Indiana State Police have partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for the 20th Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-back initiative.

Collection sites will be set up nationwide to help properly dispose of unwanted prescription drugs without threat to the environment. This initiative also helps address vital public safety and public health issues, such as substance abuse.

The event will be held on Saturday, April 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Area residents may drop off their unwanted medications at the Indiana State Police – Versailles Post at 902 South Adams Street.

To find other locations in Indiana or across the tri-state that are participating in the Drug Take-Back initiative, click this link to the DEA.

The program is for liquid and pill medications. Vaping pens without batteries and vaping cartridges will also be taken.

Needles, new or used, will not be accepted for disposal.

The service is free and anonymous with no questions asked. 

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