The 19th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Saturday, October 24, 2020
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Help prevent drug misuse. Take back unneeded medications for safe disposal.

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications.

  • 3 out of 4 heroin addicts started with prescription opioids.
  • People addicted to prescription pain killers are 40x more likely to be heroin addicts.
  • Many of these people become desperate and go looking for pain killers in their family and friends’ homes.
Collection Locations

Four reasons why safe drug disposal matters

It’s important to safely dispose of unneeded medication


  • Help keep your loved ones safe

    50% of people who misused prescription painkillers got them from a friend or family member.
  • Make drug disposal a habit

    Help keep your household and community safe.
  • Plan for Take Back Day

    Collection sites across the US will take all kinds of medications, no questions asked.