According the Maine Integrated Youth Health Survey, 14% of local teens report misusing a prescription medication. There is something everyone in our community can do to reduce prescription drug misuse.
Safely dispose of unused/unwanted/expired medications at a “Big Green Box” located in the lobby of all local law enforcement agencies. These are available 24 hours a day. Locations include:
These days are held twice per year, usually in the fall and spring. Unused and unwanted medications are collected at local sites from 10 AM – 2 PM. Our next date will be in April.
These rack cards help educate patients on proper use, storage, and disposal of opioid prescriptions. Please contact us to receive copies of these to distribute in your healthcare offices.