National Take Back Day is October 28

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Take Back Day graphicNational Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be October 28, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. National Take-Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. 

The Drug Enforcement Administration first launched its "Take-Back" day more than six years ago and since then has collected more than 8.1 million pounds of prescription drugs from the public. 

Check out DEA's Take Back Day website for information and to find collection sites near you.


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Learn more about the dangers of prescription medications and teens by reading Prescription for Disaster: How Teens Abuse Medicine.

Learn how to properly dispose of prescription medication

Take-Back Day Public Service Annoucements

"Boomer" Esiason "Boomer" Esiason, former NFL Pro Bowl Quarterback
Joe Flacco Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens Quarterback
Matthew Stafford Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions Quarterback
Palmer Jim Palmer, Hall of Fame Pitcher


En Español 

Mario Lopez Mario Lopez, Actor and Host

Take back day pamphletCheck out these 'Take Back' day pamphlets in English and in Spanish





More information on drug disposal:

Watch the video, "Safe Medication Disposal" made by the Alliance for Aging Research, below:

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