The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health:
- 9.7 million people misused prescription pain relievers
- 4.9 million people misused prescription stimulants
- 5.9 million people misused prescription tranquilizers or sedatives in 2019.
The survey also showed that a majority of misused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet. Click this link to find a take back location near you. http://bit.ly/dontbethedealer
In addition, UCS Healthcare offers FREE drug disposal bags. Ask any UCS team member or order bags here and we will ship them to you at no cost.