Prescription Drug Take Back Locations
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. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet.
There are disposal sites located across the following states:
Or visit the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) page to access their office list of collection sites.
The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
Last year, Americans turned in over 702,000 pounds of prescription drugs. When those results are combined with what was collected in its 10 previous Take Back events, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and its partners have taken in over 5.5 million pounds—more than 2,750 tons—of pills.
Mountain-Pacific Quality Health encourages you to take action. Clean out your medicine cabinets and take your unwanted pills to a drop off site in your area. Don’t let your medicine cabinet become a drug dealer; properly dispose of all unwanted medications.
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