Six million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs, according to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. One way you can help is by making sure you properly discard of your drugs. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is happening Saturday, April 27. The day is a federal initiative to bring awareness to public safety and public health. Across the county, law enforcement agencies will be at various locations collecting drugs for their safe destruction. To take part in the event, you can drop off unneeded prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the front entrance of the Martinsville Fire Department at 65 W Church St, Martinsville, VA 24112.