The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
was Saturday, April 22, 2023 from 10:00am - 2:00pm, to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.
DEA and Team Kentucky are committed to making our communities safer and healthier, and encourage the public to remove unneeded medications from their homes
as a measure of preventing medication misuse and opioid addiction from
In National Take Back 1-23, Kentucky has collected a total of 227,035 pounds of unused and/or unwanted prescription medications at all Drug Take Back events and locations since October 2011.