Saturday, October 27, 2018 10:00am - 2:00pm (We accept drop off's 24/7/365)
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.4 million Americans abused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.
The DEA’s Take Back Day events provide an opportunity for Americans to prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths.
Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands. That's dangerous and often tragic. That's why it was great to see thousands of folks from across the country clean out their medicine cabinets and turn in - safely and anonymously - a record amount of prescription drugs.
Results: April 2018 15th National Take Back
- Total Law Enforcement Participation: 4,683
- Total Collection Sites: 5,842
- Total Weight Collected: 949,046 lbs. (474.5 Tons)