WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Across the United States, law enforcement agencies are collecting unused prescription medications to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.

The DEA says they are committed to making communities safer and healthier by reducing overdoses and overdose deaths.

Nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates opioid overdoses kill nearly 130 Americans every day. According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, pharmaceutical opioids are a leading cause of drug poisoning deaths in Kansas.

The DEA Drug Takeback Day will take place on Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The list of locations around Kansas include:

Unused prescriptions can be turned in year-round at many local law enforcement locations.

For more information, you can visit the DEA’s website by clicking here.