ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala -- Anniston Army Depot will participate in the National Prescription Take-Back Day April 22. The drop-off event will take place at the Physical Fitness Center from 10 a.m. – noon and the Nichols Cardio Center from 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Do you have outdated or unused medication in your home? The National Prescription Take-Back event offers employees an opportunity to clean out their medicine cabinets and dispose of old medication.

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Cleaning out old medications decreases the risk of drug abuse by youth and adolescents, friends and family members who may be at risk of abusing prescription medications. Proper disposal also helps to preserve the environment.

Items to be collected include tablets, capsules, patches and other solid forms of prescription drugs. All solid dosage pharmaceutical products and liquids in consumer containers will be accepted. Vaping devices and cartridges will also be accepted provided lithium batteries are removed. Syringes, other sharps and illegal drugs will not be accepted.

To participate, mark through any identifying information on the medication container and bring it to one of the drop-off points. Prescription and over-the-counter medications are accepted.

For additional information contact Mathetta Howard, Army Substance Abuse Program coordinator, at (256)741-5804.