​​​DEA National Drug Take Back Day

​​On October 24th, 2020, the DEA held it's 19th National Drug Take Back Day.  The State of Maryland had 36 Law Enforcement participants​, 51 collection sites and collected 9,180 pounds of unwanted medications.
 
United States Map with Weights of Collected Medications 

DEA Authorized Collectors provide year round drop off locations to the public to dispose of unwanted pharmaceuticals.  Select the link below to find the location in your area.

Controlled Substance Public Disposal Locations

Marylanders can all play a role in preventing overdose and diversion by safely disposing of unused 
and expired prescription medications.  Take advantage of future National Drug Take Back Days and Public Disposal Locations to help our communities by disposing of medications in a manner that is safe for our 
Maryland neighborhoods and environment.