National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – 2020

Event:                   National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Date:                     October 24, 2020
Times:                  10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location:              University Police Department
2610 Wolf Village Way
Raleigh, NC 27695
Point of Contact: Major Ian Kendrick
Event Website:
Event Description: “This event is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs at locations in communities throughout the country. This is a no questions asked event where we want people to feel safe dropping off the items.

The October 2019 Take Back Day brought in 882,919 pounds (almost 442 tons) of unused or expired prescription medication and vape devices.

This brings the total amount of prescription drugs collected by DEA since the fall of 2010 to nearly 12.7 million pounds. Read more about the most recent Take Back Day totals by going to

Check DEA’s official Take Back Day website for more information and to find year-round collection sites near you…

NOTE…Masks are required!!! We will not take liquids (including creams or lotions), needles or sharps…only pills or patches.”