Drug take back in the Northland

Representatives from Liberty Hospital, Clay County Sheriff's Office, University of Missouri — Kansas City pharmacy school and Attorney General Eric Schmitt's office partner in taking back unwanted prescription medications during a drug take back event in April.

The Northland Coalition with support from Tri-County Mental Health Services has partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration, law enforcement agencies and other communities across the country to encourage the responsible disposal of prescriptions.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday, Oct. 26 is designated to focus on reminding anyone who uses prescription drugs to keep them carefully stored and to safely dispose of any that are no longer needed.

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