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Where To Get Rid of Your Unused Prescription Drugs This Saturday During National Take Back Day

Opioid addiction has become an epidemic. Protect your family this Saturday by safely disposing of your unused prescription drugs.

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    You can drop off your unused prescription medication at any of dozens of locations around the region as part of National Take Back Day this Saturday, April 30, 2016.

    Have unused prescription drugs you need to get rid of?

    Saturday, April 30 is National Take Back Day, and sites across the region will offer prescription medication disposal.

    Officials are encouraging citizens to drop off unused medications, especially prescription painkillers, in light of the opioid and heroin addiction epidemic sweeping the nation. In Generation Addicted, NBC10's recent in-depth look at the epidemic in the Delaware Valley and beyond, many blamed it on over-prescription of painkillers like Percocet and OxyContin.

    Here's where you can safely get rid of your medications -- no questions asked -- this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.:

    PHILADELPHIA:
    North Philadelphia
    Engine 2/Ladder 3 - 2426 N. 2nd St.
    Engine 50/Ladder 12 - 1325 W. Cambria St.
    Engine 45/Ladder 14 - 26th and York streets
    Engine 7/Ladder 10 - Kensington and Castor avenues

    Center City/Old City
    Engine 43/Ladder 9 - 21st and Market streets
    Ladder 2 - 4th and Arch streets

    West/Southwest
    University of the Sciences Alumni Hall Lobby - Woodland Avenue between 42nd and 43rd streets
    Pennsylvania State Police Troop K Barracks - 2201 Belmont Ave.
    Engine 57 - 5559 Chestnut St.
    Engine 54 - 63rd Street and Lancaster Avenue
    Engine 68/Ladder 13 - 52nd Street and Willows Avenue

    Northwest/Germantown
    Engine 51/Ladder 29 - Old York Road and Champlost Avenue
    Engine 19/Ladder 8 - Chelten Avenue and Baynton Street
    Engine 9/Ladder 21 - Germantown Avenue and Carpenter Lane
    Engine 73 - 7515 Ogontz Ave.

    Roxborough
    Ladder 30 - Ridge Avenue and Cinnaminson Street

    South Philadelphia
    Point Breeze Pharmacy - 1407 Point Breeze Ave.
    Engine 60/Ladder 19 - 2301 S. 24th St.

    Port Richmond/Bridesburg
    Engine 33 - Richmond and Kirkbride streets
    Port Richmond Pharmacy - 2512 E. Clearfield St. (outside - weather permitting)

    Northeast
    Tacony Pharmacy - 7100 Torresdale Ave.
    Engine 71/Ladder 28 - 1900 Cottman Ave.
    Engine 36/Ladder 20 - 7818 Frankford Ave.
    Engine 62/Ladder 34 - 9845 Bustleton Ave.
    Engine 22/Ladder 31 - 3270 Comly Rd.

    PA SUBURBS:
    Montgomery County
    Cheltenham Police Department - 8230 Old York Rd.
    Jenkintown Police Department - 700 Summit Ave.
    Rockledge Police Department - 1 Park Ave.
    Abington Police Department - 1166 Old York Rd.
    Hatboro Police Department - 414 South York Rd.
    Whitemarsh Police Station - 616 E. Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill
    West Conshohocken Borough Hall - 112 Ford St.
    Conshohocken Police Department - 400 Fayette St.
    Lower Merion Police Department - 71 E. Lancaster Ave.
    Audubon Borough Municipal Building - 606 W. Nicholson Rd.
    Lower Providence Police Department - 100 Parklane Dr., Norristown
    West Norriton Police Department - 1630 W. Marshall St., Norristown
    East Norriton Police Department - 2501 Stanbridge St., Norristown
    Upper Merion Township Police Department - 175 West Valley Forge Rd., King of Prussia
    Upper Providence Township Police Department - 1286 Black Rock Rd., Oaks
    Montgomery Mall - 804 Bethlehem Pike, North Wales

    Delaware County
    Upper Darby High School - 601 Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill
    Marcus Hook Community Center - 7 West Delaware Ave.
    Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks - 1342 West Baltimore Pike
    Giant - 2910 Springfield Rd., Broomall
    Aldan Municipal Building - 1 West Providence Rd.
    Radnor Police Department - 301 Iven Ave., Wayne

    Bucks County
    Giant - 2721 Street Rd., Bensalem
    Lower Southampton Police Department - 1500 Desire Ave., Feasterville Trevose
    Upper Southampton Township Building - 939 Street Rd., Southampton
    Southampton Estates - 238 Street Rd., Southampton
    Giant - 4001 New Falls Rd., Levittown
    Bucks County Free Library - 7311 New Falls Rd., Levittown
    Tullytown Borough Municipal Building - 500 Main St., Bristol
    Bristol Borough Municipal Building - 250 Pond St., Bristol
    Bristol Township Municipal Building - 2501 Bath Rd., Bristol
    CVS at Target - 2331 E. Lincoln Highway, Langhorne
    Penndel Borough Police Department - 300 South Bellevue Ave., Langhorne
    Langhorne Boro Hall - 114 East Maple Ave.
    Richboro Shop N Bag - 1025 2nd St. Pike, Richboro
    Warminster Township Police Department - 401 Gibson Ave.
    Ann's Choice - 3000 Ann's Choice Way, Warminster
    Giant - 720 W. Street Rd., Warminster
    Falls Township Police Department - 188 Lincoln Highway, Fairless Hills
    New Britain Township Police Department - 207 Park Ave., Chalfont
    Giant - 4275 County Line Rd., Chalfont

    Chester County
    Kennett Township Police Department - 801 Burrows Run Road, Chadds Ford
    Giant - 350 Scarlet Rd., Kennett Square
    CVS - 101 Reeceville Rd., Kennett Square
    Downingtown Police Department - 10 W. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown
    Tredyffrin Township Police Department/Township Building - 1100 Du Portail Rd., Berwyn

    NEW JERSEY:
    Palmyra Police Department - 20 W. Broad St.
    Cinnaminson Police Department - 900 Manor Rd.
    Crystal Lake Shopping Center - 413 W. Crystal Lake Ave., Haddonfield
    Haddonfield Police Department - 242 Kings Highway East
    Logan Township Police Department - 125 Main St., Bridgeport
    Woolwich Township Police Department - 120 Village Green Drive
    Deptford Township Police Department - 1011 Cooper St.
    Delran Township Police Department - 900 Chester Ave.
    Moorestown Police Department - 1245 N. Church St.

    DELAWARE:
    Shipley Manor Nursing Home - 2723 Shipley Rd., Wilmington
    Wilmington Blue Rocks Stadium (parking lot) - 801 S. Justinson St., Wilmington
    VA Hospital - 1601 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington
    New Castle County Police Headquarters - 3601 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle
    New Castle County Airport - 151 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle
    Newark Police Department - 220 S. Main St., Newark

    Don't see a location near you? Click here to search the full list of locations.


    Click here to watch NBC10's exclusive TV special, Generation Addicted, online. Read more of the special report here.