In conjunction with National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Lafayette Police will be partnering with UnitedHealthcare and Lafayette General to give you the chance to properly dispose of any unwanted prescription drugs. The event will happen at University Hospital and Clinics located at 2390 W. Congress Street on Saturday from 10 AM until 2 PM.

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Courtesy of Phil Walter/Getty

Only pills or patches will be accepted. The DEA cannot except liquids, needles or sharps.

This is free and anonymous.

Lafayette Police encourage you not to become a statistic. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.2 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs.

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