Got Drugs? National Drug Take Back Event at 5 Locations

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National Medication Take Back

Most abused prescription drugs come from family and friends. You could be making drugs available to your loved ones and not know it.

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014
10 a.m.  ̶  2 p.m.
Bring expired and unneeded prescription or over-the-counter medications (no sharps accepted) to:

UTMB Health Specialty Care Center
at Victory Lakes
2240 Gulf Freeway South
League City, TX 77573

UTMB Health Eye Center
700 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77550

Houston Police Dept.
Clear Lake Substation
2855 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, TX 77062

Hope Lutheran Church
1804 S. Friendswood Drive
Friendswood,TX 77546

Webster Fire Station
18300 Hwy. 3
Webster, TX 77598

Prevent poisonings and misuse

  • Protect the environment
  • Convenient drive through drop off
  • Confidential
  • Safe
  • Free

You can participate by driving through one of the drop-off sites where law enforcement and pharmacy personnel will take your medications for proper disposal. All unused and expired prescriptions or over-the-counter medications (including pet meds) are accepted. NO SHAPRS ACCEPTED.

Sponsored by Southeast Texas Poison Control Center at UTMB Health, Bay Area Alliance for Youth & Families’ Prescription Drug Advisory Committee, Galveston Kiwanis Club, local law enforcement agencies, and other community partners. For more information go to our website utmbhealth.com/poison or call (409) 772-3332. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/setpcc.

DEA coordinates a collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from community medicine cabinets. Visit the national website, where you can find a list of all collection sites. http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html

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    • DO bring unused or expired prescription medications as well as out-of-date or unwanted over-the-counter medications.
    • DO bring pills in their original container. Names may be marked out if preferred.
    • DO bring liquids in their original container.
    • DON’T bring needles or other sharps.
     
     

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