National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
Help prevent drug misuse. Take back unneeded medications for safe disposal. Saturday, April 22 10 AM-2 PM
Find a Drug Disposal Location Near You
In addition to these Take Back Day locations, search Google Maps for "medication disposal near me" to see pharmacies, hospitals, police stations, and other locations that accept medication for disposal year-round. If you still can't find a location, there are other options to remove such medications from your home such as mail-back programs or following FDA instructions.
It's important to dispose of the unneeded medication safely
HELP KEEP YOUR LOVED ONES SAFETwo-thirds of people who misused prescription painkillers got them from a friend or family member.
MAKE DRUG DISPOSAL A HABITHelp keep your household and community safe.
PLAN FOR TAKE BACK DAYIn April 2023, collection sites across the US will take all kinds of medications, no questions asked. This map will be updated with collection sites to help you find a convenient location.
290 overdose deaths occur each day, of which 220 are caused by opioids.