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Every April and October! The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Partnership Toolbox Download posters, handouts and other materials to promote National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Law Enforcement Agencies Only: For law enforcement agencies that wish to host a collection site, please call the POC in your area. Search for Year Round Pharmaceutical Disposal Locations  Use this link for locations after the Take Back Days are over Home Disposal Methods – Great Tips!  DEA Registrant Drug Disposal & Drug Disposal Rulemaking National Prescription Take Back Day Results 2016-present News Releases

   Thanksgiving Weekend Travel November 22-26, 2023 During this Thanksgiving weekend, millions will hit our nation’s roads, eager to spend time with family and friends. It’s one of the busiest travel times of the year. Unfortunately, more people on the roadways means the potential for more vehicle crashes. 361 passenger vehicle occupants were killed in vehicle crashes across the nation during the Thanksgiving weekend of 2021. Nighttime is deadlier than daytime in terms of seat belt use. Over the 2021 Thanksgiving weekend, 52% of passenger vehicle occupants killed in crashes at night were unbuckled, compared to 46% during the day. Help us spread the word: Click here to get your campaign materials. On behalf of the NHTSA team,…

 ________________________________________ Microlearning for Aviation Medical Examiners For this edition of the AME Minute, Dr. Warren Silberman, DO, MPH emphasizes that kava and kratom are unacceptable for aviation medical certification and explains the risks. (Running time: 01:43) ________________________________________ The AME Minute is presented by FAA Aviation Safety’s Aerospace Medical Education Division of the Civil Aerospace Medical Institute, in association with FAA Media Solutions. To provide feedback, please email ame-distance-training@faa.gov