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National Drug Take Back Day


Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office invites the community to participate in the 2024 Drug Take Back Day! Join us on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, in the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office Lobby, located at 801 Locust St. Conway, AR, to dispose of your unused prescription medication safely! The Faulkner County Sheriff's Office Peer Recovery Specialist, Ottelia Basart, will be on hand with some educational resources as well! 

By keeping unused or old prescriptions in your medicine cabinet, you could put your loved ones at risk. Before you flush your old drugs down the drain, however, know that those medications will likely end up in your drinking water. Prescription drugs can’t be flushed or discarded into the trash. If thrown away whole, those drugs may be taken out of the garbage. Sometimes, people disguise drugs by mixing them into kitty litter or coffee grounds. However, those drugs seep into the earth, again finding their way into our water supply. To safely dispose of drugs, community members can drop old prescriptions into their local Drug Take Back Box. More information about the DEA National Drug Take Back Day is available at the following link:

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