(WKBN) –Numerous police departments in the Valley are partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration to provide a safe place to dispose of any unwanted medications.
This comes as a part of National Drug Take-Back Day, which aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications, according to the DEA’s website.
The take-back is set for Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m.
Locations accepting medications during this time include:
- Austintown Police Department
- Boardman Police Department
- Liberty Township Police Department
- Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office
No liquids, needles or sharps will be accepted.