Medication Take-Back Events, MTE

GOAL: Change Access, Barriers and Physical design

Improve systems and processes to increase access to prevention, treatment, and recovery services; change physical design
through use of lock boxes and the integration of take-back events.
Target Population: general public, retail stores, health care professionals, businesses

Activities Include:

➔ Prescription drug disposal take-back program: provide information to consumers about safe
disposal of medications when take-back programs are not available
➔ Pharmacy drug take back initiatives: posting and disseminating prevention guidelines and
proper disposal methods at pharmacies, businesses, libraires, and recreation centers
➔ Publicity: Create and disseminate Flyers, posters, banners, billboards, bus ads, bus stop ads to
promote take-back events in different languages
➔ Distribute free lock boxes to prevent diversion
➔ “Lock Your Meds” Campaign: distribute free medication lock-boxes to individuals at community

Medication take back event #GradeUpWithGrammarly #safetydrugdisposal #opioidawareness ♬ Summer day – TimTaj