Arapahoe County News

Posted on: March 30, 2018

Don't be a dealer! Dispose your unused medications on April 28 Take Meds Back Day


National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. If you don’t properly dispose of the unused or expired prescription drugs in your home, they might find a new one.

Arapahoe County supports Drug Take Back Day as means of helping to address the Opioid epidemic. We've been working to address this epidemic since 2014. We are offering two locations in Arapahoe County, but there are many more.

Visit to find a collection site near you.  Learn the best way to dispose of your prescription medicines. Pharmaceutical drugs can be just as dangerous as street drugs when taken without a prescription or a doctor’s supervision.  Get the facts and find out how to dispose of your household medications safely at

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