Where to Dispose of Medication
Proper disposal of unused opioids can help prevent misuse and is an important part of addressing the opioid abuse epidemic. Use the resources below to find disposal information in your state as well as national disposal programs.
Alabama Department of Public Health – Medication Disposal Resources
Alaska Division of Environmental Health – Disposal Guidance
Arizona Department of Health- Rx Drug Drop Off Locations
Arkansas Take-Back Drop Off Locations
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National Disposal Resources
National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators – Rx Drug Drop Box Locations
CVS – Drop Box Search Tool
Dispose My Meds – Medication Disposal Locator
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) – National Disposal Location Search Tool
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Drug Disposal Locator Tool
The American Medicine Chest Challenge – Drop Off Location Search Tool
Walgreens – Safe Medication Disposal Program
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