Safe Medication Practices

Got Drugs You Don’t Need?

HOW CAN YOU DO YOUR PART?

– Take inventory of your prescription and over-the-counter medicine. – Lock up your medicine!. – Talk to your children and other family members about the dangers of prescription drug abuse, they are listening!

PARTNERSHIP FOR DRUG FREE KIDS

DO YOU HAVE UNUSED, UNWANTED AND EXPIRED MEDICINE?

– Dispose of them properly by participating in a local drug take-back program and/or permanent drop boxes. – Use an at home deactivation solution

TO GET DETERRA BAGS OR LOCK BOXES CONTACT:

Drug Free MHC Coalition (Martinsville/Henry County):276.201.2382

PERMANENT DROP BOX LOCATIONS:

8-5pm Monday-Friday. Henry County Jail on King’s Mt. Road, Martinsville, VA

8-5pm Monday-Friday. Martinsville City Police Dept.. Lobby on Church Street, Martinsville, VA

CLICK BELOW FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND LOCATIONS:

https://safe.pharmacy/drug-disposal

https://www.fda.gov/drugs/disposal-unused-medicines-what-you-should-know/drug-disposal-drug-take-back-locations

Deterra Bags

Check out this video below on how to use Deterra Bags to safely dispose of your unwanted and/or unused medications: