Friday, April 29, 2011

Youth services to hold drug disposal site

Norwich Bulletin (Hebron, CT) April 28, 2011

"In an effort to get prescription drugs out of the hands of teens, youth services is hosting a local medication disposal site as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at RHAM High School, 85 Wall St., on Saturday. The event is being put on by the Andover, Hebron and Marlborough Youth and Family Services’ Substance Abuse Task Force.
It’s also being sponsored by the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency and State Police Troop K.
'The goals we’ve talked about is to provide a safe and effective way to get id of these medications,' said Kelly LaFleur, a member of the task force who’s coordinating the event.
Anyone from any town is invited to drop off unused, unwanted and expired prescription and over the counter medications, LaFleur said. Items that won’t be accepted include illegal narcotics and other drugs or needles. The service is free and anonymous." Read more

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