April 26 Scheduled as National Drug Take-Back Day

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The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. 

The event will be held nationally on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10AM to 2PM.

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Collection site locations are now available. Check back often; sites are added daily. Please contact the Call Center at 1-800-882-9539 if you require assistance.

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The DEA event in Topeka will be held at the following locations:

-Topeka Police Department
320 S Kansas Ave

-Walgreens
1001 SW Gage Blvd

-Soldier Township Fire District
600 NW 46th St

RELATED: Several months ago, Dr. Glenn Hemberger, President of the Kansas Dental Board, provided the KDA with an editorial titled “Let’s NOT be Part of the Problem” related to the over-prescribing of controlled narcotics.

Over 23 million Americans struggle with addiction, but only 10-percent are getting treatment. The Kansas Dental Association and the Heart of America Professional Network are working together  to assist all health care professionals who may have a problem or illness that has or could impair their ability to practice safely. KDA Well Being Program is here to help

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