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Posted on: February 22, 2017
[ARCHIVED] DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Event
The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe,
convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs and
over-the-counter medication while also educating the general public
about the potential for abuse of medications. To date, over 3.4 million
pounds of unwanted/used/expired medication have been removed from circulation.The Drug Take-Back program is part of an
initiative aimed to reduce the incidence of illegal prescription drug
use among youth in Dallas County. Additional Information for the Take Back Event
Individuals wishing to drop off their medications in Highland Park may do so at HPDPS, 4700 Drexel Drive. A HPDPS officer will be on site during the take-back event.