National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.4 million Americans abused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.

The DEA’s Take Back Day events provide an opportunity for Americans to prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths by providing a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs.

Click on your county to find the RX Drop Box location nearest you. The official take back day is October 27, 2018 from 10AM to 2PM, but most of locations are open year round.

Choose By County

Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office – Headquarters

7474 Utilities Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33982

MON-FRI 8:00AM – 5:00PM

(941) 639-2101

Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office

6868 San Casa Drive , Englewood, FL 34224

MON-FRI 8:30AM – 5:00PM

(941) 474-9005

Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office

3280 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33952

MON-FRI 8:30AM – 5:00PM

(941) 258-3900

Punta Gorda Police Dept

1410 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

SUN-SAT 12:00AM – 12:00AM

(941) 575-5529

Walgreens

8900 Tamiami Trail North, North Naples, FL 34108

Open Daily: 8:00AM – 10:00PM

(239) 597-8196

(No Sharps)

Walgreens

15295 Collier Boulevard Golden Gate, FL 34116

Open Daily: 8:00AM – 10:00PM

(239) 352-7354

(No Sharps)

Gulf Shore Apothecary

1400 Gulf Shore Blvd N Suite 100 Naples, FL 34102

Open Daily: 10:00 am- 2:00 pm

(239) 262-2222

(No Sharps)

Gulf Shore Apothecary

11669 Collier Blvd Naples, FL 34116

Open Daily: 10:00 am- 2:00 pm

(239) 304-9089

(No Sharps)

Hardee County Sheriff’s Office

900 E. Summit Street, Wauchula, FL 33873

MON-FRI 8:00AM – 5:00PM

(863) 773-4144

(Please secure all medication in a clear air-tight sealed plastic bag)

Wauchula Police Department

128 S. 7th Avenue, Wauchula, FL 33873

MON-FRI 8:00AM – 5:00PM

(863) 773-3265

(Please secure all medication in a clear air-tight sealed plastic bag)

Hendry County Sheriff’s Office

101 South Bridge Street, LaBelle, FL 33935

SUN-SAT 12:00AM – 12:00AM

(No liquids, items can be combined in a bag and dropped off no questions asked)

Sebring Police Department

307 North Ridgewood Drive, Sebring, FL 33870

MON-FRI 8:00AM – 5:00PM

(863) 471-5108

Lake Placid Police Department

8 North Oak Avenue, Lake Placid, FL 33852

MON-FRI 8:00AM – 5:00PM

(863) 699-3757

Highland’s County Sheriff’s Office

434 Fernleaf Ave Sebring, FL 33870

MON-FRI 8:00AM – 5:00PM

CVS

2109 State Road 60 Valrico, FL 33594

MON-FRI 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Walgreens

8398 Sheldon Rd Tampa, FL 33615

MON-FRI 10:00AM – 2:00PM

CVS

102 S Dale Mabry Hwy Tampa, FL 33609

MON-FRI 10:00AM – 2:00PM

CVS

2502 W Hillsborough Ave Tampa, FL 33614

MON-FRI 10:00AM – 2:00PM

CVS

2302 James L Redman Parkway Plant City, FL 33563

MON-FRI 10:00AM – 2:00PM

USF Morsani Center

13330 Laurel Dr Tampa, FL 33612

MON-FRI 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Walgreens

12749 South Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33907

MON-FRI 9:00AM – 4:30PM

(All medications must be in a sealed container, no sharps or needles accepted, collected medications will be incinerated, anonymous collection)

Fort Myers Police Department

2210 Widman Way, Fort Myers, FL 33901

Cape Coral Police Department

1100 Cultural Park Boulevard, Cape Coral, FL 33990

Lee County Sheriff’s Office BRAVO Distrct Substation

1301 Homestead Road, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936

MON-FRI 9:00AM – 4:30PM

(All medications must be in a sealed container No sharps or needles accepted, collected medications will be incinerated, anonymous collection)

Lee County Sheriff’s Office CHARLIE District Substation

15650 Pine Ridge Road

MON-FRI 9:00AM – 4:30PM

(All medications must be in a sealed container, no sharps or needles accepted, collected medications will be incinerated anonymous collection)

Lee County Sheriff’s Office DELTA District Substation

8951 Bonita Beach Road Suite 565, Bonita Springs, FL 34135

MON-FRI 9:00AM – 4:30PM

(All medications must be in a sealed container, no sharps or needles accepted, collected medications will be incinerated anonymous collection)

Lee County Sheriff’s Office

14750 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912

MON-FRI 8:00AM – 4:30PM

(All medications must be in a sealed container No sharps or needles accepted, collected medications will be incinerated, anonymous collection)

Manatee County Sheriff’s Office

600 301 Boulevard West Suite 202, Bradenton, FL 34205

24/7

(No liquids)

Manatee County Sheriff’s Office

407 57th Avenue E., Bradenton, FL 34203

MON-FRI, 8:00AM – 4:00PM

(Liquids and needles are not accepted)

Manatee County Sheriff’s Office

616 67th Circle E., Bradenton, FL 34205

MON-FRI, 8:00AM – 4:00PM

(Liquids and needles are not accepted)

City Of Bradenton Police Dept.

100 10th St W., Bradenton, FL 34205

24/7

(Liquids and needles are not accepted)

Bradenton Beach Police Dept.

403 Highland Ave, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

MON-FRI, 8:00AM – 4:00PM

(Liquids and needles are not accepted)

Holmes Beach Police Dept.

5801 Marina Avenue, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

MON-FRI, 7:00AM – 4:00PM

(Liquids and needles are not accepted)

Palmetto Police Dept.

1115 10th Street W., Palmetto, FL 34221

24/7

(Liquids and needles are not accepted)

New College Campus Police Department

501 Campus Dr., Sarasota, FL 34243

24/7

(Liquids and needles are not accepted)

Longboat Key Police Department

5460 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228

MON-FRI, 8:00AM – 5:00PM

(Liquids and needles are not accepted)

Gulf View Square Mall

9409 US Highway 19 Port Richey, FL 34668

MON-FRI 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Not Accepted: Needles (sharps)

The Shops at WireGrass

28211 Paseo Drive Wesley Chapel, FL 33543

MON-FRI 10:00AM-2:00PM

Not Accepted: Needles (sharps)

Clearwater Police Department

645 Pierce Street, Clearwater, FL 33756

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(OMC Box is located in the Main Station Lobby)

Clearwater Police Department at Countryside Mall

27001 U.S. 19 North Clearwater, FL 33761

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(727) 582-2222

St. Petersburg Police Department

1300 1st Avenue North, Saint Petersburg, FL 33705

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(727) 582-6200

Treasure Island Police Department

180 108th Avenue, Treasure Island, FL 33706

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(727) 582-6200

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office – North District Office

737 Louden Avenue, Dunedin, FL 34698

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(727) 582-6200

Largo Police Department

201 Highland Avenue, Largo, FL 33770

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(727) 582-6200

Pinellas Park Police Department

7700 59th St. North, Pinellas Park, FL 33781

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(727) 582-6200

Tarpon Springs Police Department

444 South Huey Avenue, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(727) 582-6200

Pinellas Safe Harbor

14840 48th Street Noth, Clearwater, FL 33760

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(727) 582-6200

Pinellas Hope

5726 126th Avenue North, Clearwater, FL 33760

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(727) 582-6200

Bellair Police Department

901 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Bellair, FL 33756

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(727) 582-2222

No bio-hazard items or needles will be accepted

Gulfport Police Department

2401 53rd Street South, Gulfport, 33707

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(727) 582-6200

Pinellas Park Police Department at Target Parking Lot

7150 U.S. 19 North Pinellas Park, FL 33781

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(727) 582-2222

No bio-hazard items or needles will be accepted

Kenneth City Police Department

6000 54th Ave., Kenneth City, FL 33709

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(727) 582-2222

No bio-hazard items or needles will be accepted

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

North District Station

2496 Bayshore Boulevard Dunedin, FL 34698

For hours, please visit: www.pinellasdrugabuse.com

(727) 582-2222

No bio-hazard items or needles will be accepted

Auburndale Police Department

2 Bobby Green Plaza, Auburndale, FL 33823

MON-FRI 8:00AM – 5:00PM

(Medications must be deposited in a sealed container. No loose pills, liquid medications, or contraband will be collected)

Haines City Police Department

35400 Highway 27, Haines City, FL 33844

SUN-SAT, 12:00AM – 11:59PM

(Medications must be deposited in a sealed container. No loose pills, liquid medications, or contraband will be collected)

Lake Alfred City Police Department

190 Seminole Avenue, Lake Alfred, FL 33850

SUN-SAT, 12:00AM – 11:59PM

(Medications must be deposited in a sealed container. No loose pills, liquid medications, or contraband will be collected)

Winter Haven Police Department

125 North Lake Silver Drive Northwest, Winter Haven, FL 33881

MON-FRI, 8:00AM – 6:00PM

(Medications must be deposited in a sealed container. No loose pills, liquid medications, or contraband will be collected)

Lakeland City Police Department

219 North Massachusetts Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33801

MON-FRI, 8:00AM – 5:00PM

(Medications must be deposited in a sealed container. No loose pills, liquid medications, or contraband will be collected)

Lake Wales Police Department

133 E. Tillman Avenue, Lake Wales, FL

Bartow Police Department

450 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, FL

City of Sarasota Police Department

2099 Adams Lane, Sarasota, FL 34237

24 hours / 7 Days

(No liquid medication or sharps will be collected)

(941) 366-8000

Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office

6010 Cattleridge Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34237

24 Hours / 7 Days

(No liquid medication or sharps will be collected)

(941) 861-4963

Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office

4531 State Road 776, Venice, FL 34293

8:00AM – 8:00PM

(No liquid medication or sharps will be collected)

(941) 841-1731

City of North Port Police Department

4980 City Hall Blvd, North Port, FL 34286

24 Hours / 7 Days

(No liquid medication or sharps will be collected)

(941) 429-7358

Venice Police Department

1350 Ridgewood Avenue, Venice, FL 34292

24 Hours / 7 Days

(No liquid medication or sharps will be collected)

(941) 486-2444

New College Police Department

501 College Drive, New College, FL

(No liquid medication or sharps will be collected)

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