National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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National Take-Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs.

The last Take-Back Day brought in more than 900,000 pounds of unused or expired prescription medication.

This brings the total amount of prescription drugs collected by DEA since the fall of 2010 to 10,878,950 pounds.

Check DEA’s official Take Back Day website for more information and to find year-round collection sites near you.

Quiz: Test your knowledge on proper drug disposal.


How to Properly Dispose of Your Unused MedincesLearn how to properly dispose of prescription medication.

Take back day pamphletCheck out these ‘Take Back’ day pamphlets in English and in Spanish.

More information on drug disposal:

Watch the video, “Safe Medication Disposal” made by the Alliance for Aging Research, below:

Drug Take Back Locations within Arizona

Avondale Police Department Katrina Armstrong (623) 333-7217 11485 West Civic Center Drive
Avondale, Maricopa, AZ 85323
Buckeye Police Department Laura Liuzzo (623) 349-6410 100 N. Apache Road
Buckeye, Maricopa, AZ 85326
Chandler Police Department Dan Chavarria (480) 782-4870 251 N. Desert Breeze Blvd.
Chandler, Maricopa, AZ 85226
El Mirage Police Department Lt. Franco Cammarata (623) 500-3041 12401 W. Cinnabar Ave
El Mirage, Maricopa, AZ 85335
Fort Mcdowell Police Department Sgt. Stephanie Beebe (480) 789-7517 10755 N. Fort Mcdowell Rd., Ste. 3
Fort McDowell, Maricopa, AZ 85264
Glendale Police Department Doreen Anderson (623) 695-0440 6261 North 83rd Avenue
Glendale, Maricopa, AZ 85303
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Shannon Scheel 6023290878 (602) 876-1685 550 W. Jackson Street
Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ 85003
Mesa Police Department Christina Hatton (480) 644-2330 P.o. Box 1466<
Mesa, Maricopa, AZ 85211/td>
Paradise Valley Police Department Evidence Tech Bill Becktold (480) 348-3549 6433 East Lincoln Drive
Paradise Valley, Maricopa, AZ 85253
Peoria Police Department Lori Sanda (623) 773-5011 8351 West Cinnabar Avenue
Peoria, Maricopa, AZ 85345
Phoenix Police Department Detective Justin Martin (602) 908-0244 620 West Washington Street
Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ 85003
Scottsdale Police Department Ofc Eric Bolles (480) 312-5359 8401 E. Indian School
Scottsdale, Maricopa, AZ 85255
Tempe Police Department Molly Enright – Pio (480) 858-6148 Tempe Police South Substation, 8201 S. Hardy Dr.
Tempe, Maricopa, AZ 85284
Wickenburg Police Department Kathryn Rogers-ordway (928) 668-1563 155 N Tegner St, Suite C
Wickenburg, Maricopa, AZ 85390
Marana Police Department David Danielson (520) 382-2051 11555 W Civic Center Drive
Marana, Pima, AZ 85653
Oro Valley Police Department Officer Sonja Hudson (520) 229-5086 11000 N. La Canda
Tucson, Pima, AZ 85737
Pascua Yaqui Tribal Pd Gary Ortega (505) 452-6283 7777 S. Camino Huivism Rd.
Tucson, Pima, AZ 85746
Pima County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Daniel Jelineo (520) 940-6486 1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, Pima, AZ 85714
Sahuarita Police Department Tom Johnston (520) 345-1303 315 W. Sahuarita Center Way
Sahuarita, Pima, AZ 85629
South Tucson Police Department Commander Kevin Shonk (520) 917-1582 1601 S. 6th Avenue
Tucson, Pima, AZ 85713
Tohono O’dham Nation Police Department Norine Juan (520) 349-8888 Police Rd & State Rte  86, Milepost 114 Building 64
Sells, Pima, AZ 85634
Tucson Police Department Sgt. Jeremy Williams (520) 971-6923 9670 E. Golf Links Rd
Tucson, Pima, AZ 85730
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