Hollingsworth Highlights National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

(UNDATED) – In advance of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 26th.

Representative Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09) urged Hoosiers to take advantage of the opportunity to properly dispose of their expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs to support ongoing efforts to combat the opioid epidemic that is facing Indiana’s Ninth Congressional District.

Representative Trey Hollingsworth

“We must focus on prevention and ensuring future generations of Hoosiers are not exposed unnecessarily to opioids. National Drug Take-Back Day is an important part of opioid abuse prevention,” said Representative Trey Hollingsworth.

The following locations will be collecting unwanted prescription drugs for disposal this Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

For more information about National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in your community, visit https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/.

Lawrence County:

  • Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department 24/7 Drug Disposal, 1420 I St, Bedford, IN 47421

Monroe County:

  • Indiana State Police District 33, 1500 N. Packinghouse Rd. #200, Bloomington, IN 47404

Scott County:

  • Scott County Sheriff’s Department 24/7 Drug Disposal, 111 S. First Street, Scottsburg, IN 47170
  • Austin Police Department 24/7 Medication Disposal, 127 N. Highway 31, Austin, IN 47102

Clark County:

  • Kroger, Jeffersonville Police Department, 1027 Jeffersonville Drive, Jeffersonville, IN 47130
  • Indiana State Police District 45, 8014 Highway 311, Sellersburg, IN 47172

Johnson County:

  • Sam’s Club, Johnson County Sheriff Department, 1101 Windhorst Way, Greenwood, IN 46143