The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be held in Louisiana on Saturday Oct 26, with sites set up throughout the state. The DEA is sponsoring this nationwide event to 'provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of unused or expired prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications'.

To find a list of collection sites in Acadiana, or anywhere in Louisiana, click here to view the locations and hours. This event is sponsored by the Office of Diversion Control, The US Department of Justice, and the US Drug Enforcement Administration.