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Posted on: September 21, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Prescription Drug Take Back Day


The Hampshire/Franklin TRIAD program, Northwestern District Attorney’s Office, Hampshire and Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, Opioid Abuse Task Forces, local Health and Police Departments and a number of community partners are working with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in organizing the next Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, September 26, 2015.

Communities from Hampshire and Franklin counties are participating. In Amherst, you can bring your unwanted prescription drugs to the Wildwood Elementary School, 71 Strong Street, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It is anonymous and medications can be in their original containers. We cannot accept needles, syringes, lancets, thermometers, IV bags, chemo drugs or liquids of any type.

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