National Prescription Take Back Day Event on April 27

Safely dispose of prescription medication

Join the City of Raleigh Police Department, Department of Equity and Inclusion, and the Substance Use Advisory Commission in addressing the drug overdose epidemic by participating in the DEA's National Prescription Take Back Day. Safeguard your community's safety and health by responsibly disposing of unneeded medication.

This event will take place on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the participating locations below. 

Why participate?

  • Protect loved ones from medication misuse and addiction
  • Use a safe, convenient, and free disposal service with no questions asked
  • Educate yourself about the risks of medication abuse and improper disposal


  • Falls River Pharmacy at 10930 Raven Ridge Rd (North Raleigh)
  • Wegmans at 1200 Wake Towne Dr (North Raleigh)

Need help?

If you or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse, reach out to the Substance Use Advisory Commission at for support and resources. 

Together, let's make our community safer and healthier. 

A full list of Year Round Pharmaceutical Disposal Locations can be found online

Associated Event




City of Raleigh Police Department

Department of Equity and Inclusion 

Substance Use Advisory Commission

Lead Department:
Equity and Inclusion