Unused, unwanted or expired medications, prescription or over the counter, will be collected on the parking lot at Wylie PD, Public Safety Building, 2000 N. Hwy. 78. This is a free, anonymous service. Labels do not need to be removed; syringes will not be accepted.
More than six million Americans abuse prescription drugs according to the recent Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health. That same study revealed more than 70 percent of people abusing prescription pain relievers got them through friends or relatives, a statistic that includes raiding the family medicine cabinet.
For more information go to www.WylieTexas.gov/police, or www.nsc.org.