prescription drug take back

Alabamians Can Drop Off their Expired or Unused Prescription Drugs for ‘National Drug Take Back Day’

October 23 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The American Medical Association found that Alabama physicians have reduced the number of opioid prescriptions by 38% since 2011, with the number of opioid prescriptions in Alabama dropping for 7 consecutive years. Alabama physicians and pharmacists have partnered up to encourage Alabamians to safely dispose of their expired, unused, and unwanted…

Butler County Sheriff’s Office Holds Prescription Drug Take Back

More than 22 pounds of pills have been collected among the three Take Backs held this year in Butler County

IMG_0481 With opioid abuse on the rise, preventing more tragedies is a mission of many law enforcement agencies. The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is no exception and they are doing their part to stop prescription drug abuse. A steady stream of people came to the Butler County Courthouse Tuesday to clean out their medicine cabinets. “Alabama is ranked pretty high…