The Drug Enforcement Agency and seven Strafford County police departments are taking back unwanted prescription drugs.

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Saturday you'll be able to clean your homes of expired, unwanted and unused prescription drugs from 10am-2pm.

The items that cannot be accepted are needles or sharps and liquids. Only pills and patches can be returned.

Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are taken from the homes of family and friends.

Here is a list of the participating police departments:

Dover, 46 Chestnut Street;

Farmington 531 Main Street;

Lee, 20 George Bennett Road;

Milton, 7 Townhouse Road;

Rochester, 23 Wakefield Street;

Rollinsford, 667 Main Street;

University of New Hampshire, 18 Waterworks Road, Durham and UNH Health Services Pharmacy, 4 Pettee Brook Lane, Durham (noon-4 p.m.)