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Prevention Services

Prescription Take Back Boxes

Be responsible, dispose of unwanted prescription drugs the right way.

Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse. The majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet. Almost 70 percent of people who abuse prescription pain relievers obtain them from friends and family.

To help residents dispose of medications safely, permanent prescription take back boxes have been installed at Baltimore City’s police stations:

Positive Prevention: Bmore in Control

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Bmore in Control