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Pine Bluff Police Department calls for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Pine Bluff, Arkansas – Today, October 28, from 10AM-2PM, Pine Bluff Police will be at 4701 Dollarway Road at the Community Empowerment Council parking lot.

Pine Bluff Police Department encourages families to look through their medications and drop off old, unwanted, or expired prescription medications at the take back site.

This is a safe and anonymous alternative for our community.

NO SYRINGES. No illicit drugs.

All liquid products should remain sealed in their original container.

Additional drop-off locations:

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office — Super 1, 2801 S. Hazel St.; and the sheriff’s office’s permanent drop box, 410 E. Second Ave.;

White Hall Police Department — the department’s permanent drop box, 8204 Dollarway Road, White Hall.

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According to Rockwall News, National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a significant initiative in the fight against the widespread opioid dilemma, emphasizing the safe disposal of unneeded medications. This crucial day involves community solidarity in tackling drug misuse and features pharmacists as central figures in educational, disposal, and emergency overdose response roles.

They guide the public in effectively removing unused medications, thereby safeguarding households and the broader community from the risks of drug abuse, while also actively participating in the battle against opioid-related fatalities through the distribution and training of Naloxone use.

For more information visit www. DEATakeBack .com

Olivia Martinez

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