Each state offers a medication disposal program.  Click on the links below to learn more about your state program. alt = "pharmacy jobs" Saving lives starts with you and your community. Many states have a wide variety of programs and events that educate the public about the dangers of abusing and misusing prescription drugs. Select your state from the drop-down menu above to find medication disposal locations and prescription drug awareness events. Medication disposal: Many communities have permanent drug drop boxes where residents can drop off unwanted, expired, or unused prescriptions. Be sure to check whether your local disposal facility accepts controlled substances:
  • In general, law enforcement locations, such as police departments, accept controlled substances. Click here to learn more about what these substances are and the special considerations they require.
  • Non-law enforcement locations usually do not accept controlled substances.
  • If you cannot find a drug disposal facility in your area that meets your needs, learn how to dispose of drugs at home.

OVER 6 MILLION AMERICANS USE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS SUCH AS PAIN RELIEVERS, TRANQUILIZERS, AND STIMULANTS NON-MEDICALLY.

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