The Coalition, Angelina Beautiful/Clean, Abeldt’s Pharmacy, and the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department are partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to host a Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30. The Drug Take Back Day is an opportunity to prevent medicine abuse and theft by safely discarding expired, unused, and unwanted medications. Bring your medicine for disposal to the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department at 2311 E. Lufkin Avenue ,Lufkin, Texas 75901 on April 30 from 10am-2pm. The DEA cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps, only pills or patches. The drive-thru service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. For more information, contact The Coalition at 634-9308.
Since 1988, The Coalition has focused on eliminating the use of harmful substances by affecting public policy, laws, attitudes and behaviors, all in an effort to foster healthy life-long choices for the local community. For more information about medication and prescription disposal, contact Abby Baker at The Coalition at 936-634-9308.