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Safe Drug Disposal

Seventy percent of drug addictions begin in the medicine cabinet.

Protect yourself and others by properly discarding medicine that’s expired or no longer needed.

Old medications can be dangerous

Taking medicine past its expiration date is risky. Once medicine has expired, the chemical makeup can change so it may not work as intended.

Drugs may also decrease in strength over time. Drugs taken past their expiration date are not as effective and can form bacteria that may make you sick.

The importance of proper drug disposal

Prescription medicine abuse is a major problem. Keeping medicine that's expired or no longer needed in your home means other people could have access to it.

Most people who misuse prescription medicines get them from family or friends.

Safe drug disposal:

  • Reduces substance abuse
  • Reduces unintentional poisoning
  • Reduces water pollution
  • Improves water quality

Do your part to stop substance abuse.

 

Haralson County drug dropbox locations

Bremen Police Department

191 N. Georgia Ave.
Bremen, GA 30110

Buchanan Police Department

4300 GA-120
Buchanan, GA 30113

Haralson County Sheriff’s Department

137 Hayes-Glass Dr.
Bremen, GA 30110

Tallapoosa Police Department

15 E Alabama St.
Tallapoosa, GA 30176

For substance abuse treatment and recovery resources, please visit tanner.org/healthy-haralson-resource-guide.

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