Shelby Township and the Northern Macomb Prevention Coalition are taking part in the 2018 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 27 on the township’s municipal grounds at 52700 Van Dyke Ave.
The event is a nation-wide initiative headed by the U.S Drug Enforcement Agency aimed at curtailing ongoing increases in opioid drug abuse tied to illicit, off-label use of prescription narcotics.
The Take Back Day event will follow the Northern Macomb Prevention Coalition’s official call to action meeting set for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23 in the board room of Shelby Township Hall at 52700 Van Dyke Ave.
The call to action will feature conversation and discussion on prevention, education, treatment, and enforcement of substance use issues. Members of the public are encouraged to attend and participate.
2018 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day flyer