In North Dakota, 249 people died of opioid overdose between 2014 and 2017, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Now you have the chance to get rid of expired, unused and unwanted prescription medications.
The DEA and its national, tribal and community partners will host the 17th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
This service is free and anonymous, however the DEA cannot accept liquids, needles or other sharp objects.
The 17th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, will be held Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at these locations.
Since the first National Prescription Drug Take Back Day held in 2010, DEA has collected nearly 11 million pounds of medications.
You can find a DEA Take Back site by clicking on this link.