National Prescription Drug Take Back Day September 27th
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — tomorrow
WHO: Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), state and local law enforcement partners, Cabell County Substance Abuse Prevention Partnership
WHAT: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE: Cabell County locations:
- Cabell County Sheriff’s Department Field Office — 2726 Howells Mills Road, Ona
- Ebenezer Medical Outreach/Douglass Center — 1448 10th Avenue, Huntington
- Milton Volunteer Fire Department — 341 East Main Street, Milton
- United Way of the River Cities — 820 Madison Avenue, Huntington (across from the DMV)
- West Virginia State Police Detachment — U.S. Route 60, Huntington
Other locations in the Tri-State include Kenova Volunteer Fire Department and Wayne Police Department. For more collection sites, visit www.dea.gov.
WHY/HOW: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day provides one safe option to dispose of unused or expired medications to help prevent prescription drug abuse.
Media are invited to cover this event.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Lynn Ormiston at 304-523-8929, ext. 114 or Kaylin Adkins at 304-523-8929, ext. 113.
About CCSAPP: The Cabell County Substance Abuse Prevention Partnership (CCSAPP) is a coalition of various agencies, organizations and individuals working together to reduce local substance abuse with strong collaborative partnerships and community ownership, using awareness, education and community-wide solutions. CCSAPP hosts monthly public meetings on the third Wednesday of every month at noon at the United Way of the River Cities. For more information about CCSAPP, call (304) 523-8929 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Also visit www.CCSAPP.org.
CCSAPP is funded primarily by the federal Drug Free Communities Support Program and a sub-grant of the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant. Additional funding is provided by United Way of the River Cities.
This press release was developed (in part) under a grant number 5H79SP016503-04 from the Office of National Drug Control Policy and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The views, policies and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of ONDCP, SAMSHA or HHS.
This message is funded (in part) by a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities.
# # #Lynn Ormiston Program Coordinator Cabell County Substance Abuse Prevention Partnership (CCSAPP) United Way of the River Cities, Inc. 820 Madison Avenue Huntington, WV 25704 tel 304.523.8929 x 114 fax 304.523.9811 www.unitedwayrivercities.org/CCSAPP www.ccsapp.org www.facebook.com/CCSAPP.WV www.twitter.com/CCSAPP