New Mexico School Nurse's Association

Drug Take-Back Program

Posted about 4 years ago by Becky Ellis

This is a Dona Ana County event - do similar events take place throughout the state of New Mexico? How do you share this information with your school communities? Comments are open - we would love to hear your feedback!

Doña Ana County residents with unused, expired or unwanted prescription medications are encouraged to participate in the annual drug take-back program on Saturday, Sept. 26, sponsored in part by the Doña Ana County Sheriff's Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration and other local law-enforcement agencies.

The program gives the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous drugs. The service is free and anonymous. All drugs surrendered are destroyed.

Several locations around Doña Ana County will host take-back sites, and will be accepting medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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