PSA: Prescription Drug Disposal

Union County Sheriff's Office
Medication Disposal Day

October 15, 2009

America's biggest drug problem isn't on the's in our medicine cabinets.Keep your family safe. On October 15, 2009, the Union County Sheriff's Office will host a medication disposal day for all of Union County. The event will be in conjunction with the Seasonal Flu Drive-Thru Clinic. Bring your expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to the location listed below and law enforcement officers will dispose of these medications in a safe, legal and environmentally conscious manner.

No questions asked.

When: Thursday, October 15, 2009 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Where: Union County Fairgrounds, 845 N. Main St.

Prescription drug abuse. Prescription drug misuse. It's an issue, at any age.

• Every day 2,500 teens use a prescription drug to get high for the first time

• 25.5% of high school students reported using a prescription drug without a doctor's prescription

• 96% of unintentional poisoning deaths in Ohio are due to drugs and medications

• In Ohio more people die from unintentional medication poisoning than from motor vehicle crashes and suicide

Let's reverse these statistics in our community.

Sponsored by:Union County Sheriff's Office
Rocky Nelson, Sheriff
Please call: Lt. Jeff Frisch 937-645-4150 for more information


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