For Immediate Release: April 20, 2023
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day with our partner, Horizon Behavioral Health. It is one of many strategies that LPD and Horizon, continue to work together on in an effort to help break the cycle of addiction and prevent overdose deaths.
In addition to collecting and disposing of prescription drugs, Horizon will be offering free Narcan and Narcan training.
The event is being held on April 22, 20223 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Horizon Behavioral Health parking lot located at 2215 Langhorne Road.
Prescriptions and their containers will be completely destroyed and labels do not need to be removed. No sharps or syringes will be accepted. Vape pens and other E-cigarettes with the batteries removed will also be collected.
What: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
When: April 22, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Horizon Behavioral Health parking lot located at 2215 Langhorne Road