On Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration will participate in the 25th National Drug Take Back Initiative. During this event, members of the community can safely dispose of their unwanted, unused and/or expired prescription drugs at the Pocomoke Building (7569 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD). This service is free and anonymous. No questions asked.
Collection sites will accept tablets, capsules, patches, and other solid forms of prescription drugs. Liquids (including intravenous solutions), syringes and other sharps, and illicit drugs will not be accepted. DEA will accept vaping devices and cartridges provided lithium batteries are removed.
If you will not be in the College Park area on this day, please visit https://takebackday.dea.gov/ to find a collection site near you.