ANN ARBOR, Mich. – On Saturday, community members can drop off old, expired or unused medications at six drive-thru “Take Back” sites across Washtenaw County.
The event, held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., is intended to help reduce accidental poisoning from excess medications.
Different types of medications, such as pain medications, sedatives, antidepressants, ADHD medications, muscle relaxants and veterinary medicines in pill, capsule or patch form will be accepted. Needles, syringes, liquids and lancets will not.
The take back event is organized by several organizations including Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network, the Ann Arbor Police Department, Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department, MIchigan Medicine and the University of Michigan.
It runs concurrently with a nationwide effort by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Here’s where you can drop off unwanted medications:
|St. Francis Catholic School||2270 E. Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor|
|Scio Township Fire Station||1055 North Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor|
|Ann Arbor Township Hall/Fire Department||3792 Pontiac Trail, Ann Arbor|
|York Township Hall||11560 Stony Creek Road, Milan|
|West Willow Community Resource Center||2057 Tyler Road, Ypsilanti|
|Pittsfield Township Department of Public Safety||6227 W. MI Ave, Ann Arbor|