CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Do you or your relatives have a medicine cabinet full of old medication? Help get rid of them safely this Saturday, National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Chris Geffin, Programs Director for the Elders and Persons with Disabilities Unit and National Prescription Drug Take Back Day organizer for the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office, shared more about the importance behind this day.
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Saturday, October 22nd
10:00AM – 2:00PM
Location: 18 Locations in Hampshire and Franklin Counties
The Northwestern District Attorney (NWDA), Hampshire and Franklin sheriffs’ departments, local police, schools, Councils on Aging and other partners have collected more than 7 tons of unwanted and outdated prescription drugs at National Prescription Drug Take Back Days and with Permanent Drug Take-Back Boxes at 17 local police stations, getting them out medicine cabinets and the wrong hands — and out of the environment.
For more information about the national initiative click here.