Nearly one in five teens report abusing prescription medications that were not prescribed to them. Help protect young people by removing medications from your home.
Disposal Station: Newburyport Police Department, 4 Green Street on left. Open 24 hours.
Accepted Meds: Prescription and over-the-counter solid dosage medication, i.e. tablets and capsules are accepted.
Not Accepted: Liquids that are not intravenous or injectable can go into your trash.
For information on intravenous solutions and injectables go to http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/toxics/
For information on needles go to http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/aids/needles-syringes-disposal.pdf. Illicit substances such as marijuana or methamphetamines are not part of this initiative.
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