Drug Take Back Day April 30
National Drug Take Back Day is April 30, and several locations around Acadiana will be accepting prescription drugs.
According to KATC, local prescription drug collection locations will be operating from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm as part of National Drug Take Back Day.
Below are the Acadiana locations via KATC -
ARNAUDVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT at COURTNEY'S THRIFTWAY PHARMACY
BERWICK POLICE DEPARTMENT at DOLLAR GENERAL
BROUSSARD POLICE DEPARTMENT at WALGREENS
JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE
MORGAN CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT at WALGREENS PHARMACY
MORGAN CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT at WALMART NEIGHBORHOOD MARKET
ST. LANDRY PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE at SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTER
ST MARTIN PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE at the ST. MARTIN PARISH PUBLIC SAFETY COMPLEX
LAFAYETTE PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE at the PUBLIC SAFETY COMPLEX
National Drug Take Back Day was created by the DEA as a way for the public to safely discard unneeded medications from their homes to help prevent "medication misuse and opioid addiction from ever starting."
To learn more and find even more locations participating in drug collection, visit DEA.GOV.