Natick is holding a Prescription Drug Take Back Day event on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10am-2pm., as part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency campaign
. The aim is to prevent substance abuse and improper disposal.
The Natick Police Department (20 E. Central St.) takes the lead on this locally, with support from Natick 180 and others. According to the Natick Health Department, 170 pounds of unwanted or expired medications were collected in the April edition of this twice-a-year event.
Drugs can be dropped off at the Natick Police Department or at the second floor pedestrian bridge of Wegmans at Natick Mall (1245 Worcester St, 9 West).