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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day one way to combat opioids epidemic

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 27th. WGVU talks with Doug O’Brien, regional director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about the importance of the day and its history.

Patrick joined WGVU Public Media in December, 2008 after eight years of investigative reporting at Grand Rapids' WOOD-TV8 and three years at WYTV News Channel 33 in Youngstown, Ohio. As News and Public Affairs Director, Patrick manages our daily radio news operation and public interest television programming. An award-winning reporter, Patrick has won multiple Michigan Associated Press Best Reporter/Anchor awards and is a three-time Academy of Television Arts & Sciences EMMY Award winner with 14 nominations.