The Danvers Police Department will again participate as a drop site for the 18th National Drug Take Back Day. The event will take place at the department 120 Ash St. Danvers MA between the hours of 10am-2pm.
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. The 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health found that 9.9 million Americans misuse controlled prescription drugs misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.
Can’t make it on October 26th? Not to worry! Prescription medication disposal is available in the lobby of the police station 24/7!
Take advantage of this free opportunity to properly dispose of your old, unused or expired medications!