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Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands. That's dangerous and often tragic. That's why it was great to see thousands of folks from across the country clean out their medicine cabinets and turn in - safely and anonymously - a record amount of prescription drugs.
National Take Back Day Results
Total Law Enforcement Participation: 4383
Total Collection Sites: 4675
Total Weight Collected: 599,897 lbs. (300 tons)
Total Weight All Time: 17,900,351 lbs. (8,950 tons)
- Total Law Enforcement Participation: 4,497
- Total Collection Sites: 4,955
- Total Weight Collected: 663,725 lbs. (332 Tons)
- Total Weight All Time: 17,300,454 lbs. (8,650 Tons)
- Total Law Enforcement Participation: 4,340
- Total Collection Sites: 4,902
- Total Weight Collected: 647,163 lbs. (324 Tons)
- Total Weight All Time: 16,636,729 lbs. (8,318 Tons)
- Total Law Enforcement Participation: 4,427
- Total Collection Sites: 5,144
- Total Weight Collected: 721,093 lbs. (360 Tons)
- Total Weight All Time: 15,989,566 lbs. (7,995 Tons)
- Total Law Enforcement Participation: 4,153
- Total Collection Sites: 4,587
- Total Weight* Collected: 985,392 lbs. (492.7 Tons)
*Collection results may include materials other than prescription drugs.
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. Research shows that a combination of medication and therapy can can help some people struggling with addiction sustain recovery. Treatment should include access to the MAT options of methadone, buprenorphine, or extended-release naltrexone, which are effective for both prescription opioid and heroin addiction.
Naloxone is an opioid receptor antagonist that rapidly binds to opioid receptors, blocking opioids from activating them. An appropriate dose of naloxone acts in less than two minutes and completely eliminates all signs of opioid intoxication to reverse an opioid overdose. Narcan can be used on both adults and children and can be administered by first responders, family members, or caregivers.