April 24, 2014
National Prescription Take-Back Day Partnership with
To help the public properly dispose of unused or expired medication, the Drug Enforcement Administration is partnering with the Mayor's Office and the Houston Police Department (HPD) to host the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. All tablets, capsules and solid dosage forms will be collected (intravenous solutions, injectables and syringes will not be accepted).
This event will be held at several locations nationwide on Saturday, April 26th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To find the location nearest to you, go to http://www.dea.gov and click on the "got drugs" link. This service is free, anonymous and open to all.
Citizens can drop off prescription drugs to HPD personnel at the following eight locations:
1) Kingwood (Metro Park and Ride) - 3210 W. Lake Houston Parkway - Kingwood 77339