There is an increasing trend of prescription medication abuse across the nation. Improper disposal of prescription medication contributes to this increase, as well as environmental hazards that impact rivers and harm wildlife. The majority of prescription medication that results in overdoses are originally prescribed by physicians.
To learn more about prescription drug take-back programs, or to find a drop box in your area, please use one of the links below.
- The official website of The Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, provides information about the Prescription Drug Take-Back Program initiative in Pennsylvania.
- Drug Take-Back Back Location Finder, a resource provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs that provides a locator tool for local drug take-back boxes.
- DEA Diversion Control Divison Controlled Substance Public Disposal site locator, a resource provided by the DEA to help locate drug drop-off sites.
- The official website of Dispose My Meds provides a locator tool for pharmacies with installed drug take-back boxes.