April 30 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, an opportunity for the public to safely dispose of unwanted or expired tablets, capsules, patches and other solid forms of prescription drugs at sites throughout the country. For more than a decade, the Drug Enforcement Administration event has collected over 15 million pounds of prescription drugs, including opioid and other medications susceptible to diversion, misuse and abuse. DEA offers posters and other materials to help hospitals and other partners promote the event in their community. Collection sites should be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time.

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