North Haven police collect, destroy unneeded medications

- FILE - Vial containing prescription drugs (Image: Shutterstock)

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Officers with the North Haven Police Department are doing their part to help fight drug addiction.

The department’s Medication Collection Program helps remove unneeded drugs from homes in the community.

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Units say this helps reduce medication misuse by children and others prone to developing addiction.

The department announced that it had destroyed 35 pounds of medication in the past week.

If you have any medications that you would like to dispose of, the department has a collection box in the lobby of police headquarters.

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