Across the United States, law enforcement agencies are collecting unused prescription medications to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.
To search for a collection site location near you, click here.
Since the Drug Take-Back Day program began in 2010, more than 118 tons of unwanted medications have been collected and destroyed in Kansas alone.
The DEA says they are committed to making communities safer and healthier by reducing overdoses and overdose deaths.
Nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates opioid overdoses kill nearly 130 Americans every day. According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, pharmaceutical opioids are a leading cause of drug poisoning deaths in Kansas.
Locations near Wichita:
|Wichita Police Department Patrol West||Map|
|Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office – Sedgwick County Zoo||Map|
|Sedgwick County Sherriff’s Office – Household Hazardous Waste||Map|
|Wichita Police Department – Wesley Hospital||Map|
|Maize Police Department – Maize City Hall||Map|
|Wichita Police Department Patrol East||Map|
|Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office – Oaklawn Activity Center||Map|
|Haysville Police Department||Map|
|Andover Police Department||Map|
|Cheney Kansas Police Department||Map|
|Belle Plaine Police Department||Map|
|Rose Hill Police Department||Map|
Unused prescriptions can be turned in year-round at many local law enforcement locations.