It's National Drug Take Back Day, as the Drug Enforcement Administration helps consumers safely and with a clean conscience get rid of no longer needed medications.
There are dozens of locations in the Houston area where you can drop off unused drugs. To find one, go here and enter your zip code.
In their press release, the DEA says, "Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs."