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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day ~ October 28, 2023

Drug Take Back Day

Encourage Your Patients and Families to Participate in National Drug Take Back Day on October 28. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

They can dispose of unused or unneeded prescription medications during the DEA National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 28 from 10am to 2pm. 

Visit the DEA website, type in your zip code and find the closest collection site.

Click HERE to download and print other posters, pamphlets and materials to help promote National Drug Take Back Day. 

If you or someone you care for has been prescribed a narcotic or opioid, it is extremely important to use and dispose of these medications safely. Use one of the links below to watch a short Mind Your Meds video and learn what you can do to address the Opioid Crisis. Click HERE to watch the video if you are in Virginia

Resources

National Take Back Day Flyer
Mind Your Meds: Safe Opioid Medication Use and Disposal 

     Learn how to safely dispose of opioids and other pain medication in this guide for caregivers and older adults. 

DEA Take Back Day Resources

     For more information about:

  • DEA Collection Site Locator
  • Public Service Announcements (PSAs)
  • Year-Round Drug Disposal
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
  • Naloxone


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United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
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