National Prescription Drug Take Back Day - Saturday, April 24

April 14, 2021

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.

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.