Attorney General Todd Rokita is encouraging Hoosiers to drop off their expired, unused and unwanted medications to disposal sites across the state as part of National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30.
“It is critical to do all we can to protect Hoosier families,” Attorney General Rokita said. “Leftover medications lying around the house pose a serious threat and create an unnecessary risk to our children, friends, and family members. Clear out the medicine cabinet this week to join the fight against drug addiction and overdose.”
Team members from the Office of the Attorney General are joining local law enforcement at collection sites around the state Saturday, April 30. Some of those sites include:
- Hamilton County Drug Take Back Day located at Riverview Hospital 395 Westfield Rd., Noblesville, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
- Crawfordsville Police Department Drug Take Back Day located at 311 N Green St., Crawfordsville, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- Valparaiso Police and Fire Departments Drug Take Back event located at 355 S Washington St., Valparaiso, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
- DEA National Drug Take Back Site Ripley County located at 902 S Adams St., Versailles, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
- Peru Drug Take Back Day located at 1451 N Eel River Cemetery Rd., Peru, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Indiana State Police and other law enforcement agencies are also participating in National Drug Take Back Day. Medications may be dropped off at any Indiana State Police post except the Toll Road Post.
Staff operating the drop-off sites will ensure the safe disposal of medications, including drugs in liquid and pill form. Vaping pens without batteries and vaping cartridges will also be accepted. Needles, new or used, WILL NOT be accepted for disposal. This service is free and anonymous with no questions asked.