Each state offers a medication disposal program. Click on the links below to learn more about your state program.
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.
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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