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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day: Where to take your prescriptions

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day: Where to take your prescriptions
Posted at 1:54 PM, Oct 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-26 16:56:02-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Saturday, the Drug Enforcement Administration is encouraging people to dispose of their prescriptions for National Take-Back Day.

According to the DEA, 6.4 million Americans in 2015 abused controlled prescription drugs.

The study also shows that most of the abused prescriptions were obtained from family and friends often from a home medicine cabinet.

Check the chart below for a list of locations in San Diego County where you can dispose of unused prescriptions, or click here: