Nat’l Prescription Drug Take Back Days April & October – Watch for 2024 Dates!

Every April and October!


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 of medications.

Partnership Toolbox

Download posters, handouts and other materials to promote National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.


Law Enforcement Agencies Only:

For law enforcement agencies that wish to host a collection site, please call the POC in your area.


Search for Year Round Pharmaceutical Disposal Locations  Use this link for locations after the Take Back Days are over

Home Disposal MethodsGreat Tips! 

DEA Registrant Drug Disposal & Drug Disposal Rulemaking


National Prescription Take Back Day Results 2016-present

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