SLCPD to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department is one of many departments taking part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 30.
The police department will accept prescription drugs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event will be held at the SLCPD Pioneer Precinct located at 1040 West 700 South.
More about National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
SLCPD said Take Back Day is an initiative that aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means to dispose of prescription drugs. It also works to educate the community about the potential for abuse of prescription drugs.
During the last Take Back Day, which took place in October, law enforcement around the country collected 372 tons worth of prescriptions.
More information on Take Back Day and how to find a take-back center near you can be found here.
Adam Small contributed to this article.
- Prescription opioid misuse | How to protect your family from the opioid epidemic
- National Take-Back Day a chance to get rid of unused prescriptions
- This is why prescription drugs cost so much
- Can mindfulness curb opioid addiction and pain? U. of U. researchers says it can help.
We want to hear from you.
Have a story idea or tip? Send it to the KSL NewsRadio team here.
Today’s Top Stories
- Xylazine is in Utah, and is a significant threat says the DEA
- Tabernacle Choir joined by international singers this Conference weekend
- Lawyers of man who lost lawsuit against Gwyneth Paltrow may try for new trial
- Meteorologist says only a couple more weeks of snow and rain
- Emergency prep: Preparing for the unexpected and learning to prep
- Swiping left on danger: Combating dating app violence in Utah
- Alta wins the race to 800 inches, more snow expected Friday afternoon
- Utah company with ties to polygamous group cited for violating child labor laws
- The search for the caller behind Utah’s 13 school hoaxes
- General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints