Medication Drop Box

There are numerous Medication Drop Boxes in the Permian Basin. For a list, CLICK HERE.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, for every 1 overdose death from prescription painkillers there are:

  • 10 treatment admissions for abuse
  • 32 emergency department visits for misuse or abuse
  • 130 people who abuse or are dependent
  • 825 people who take prescription painkillers for non-medical use

The medicines collected will be safely disposed which will help to eliminate issues of water contamination and hazardous issues with our land.

Items Not Accepted

Due to being potentially hazardous the boxes will not accept:

  • Aerosol medicines
  • Injectable or used intravenous solutions
  • Syringes