An easy way to safely and anonymously dispose of unwanted/expired prescription or over-the-counter medications is by using Medication Collection Boxes. Located around Chester County, Medication Collection Boxes help reduce prescription drug abuse as reflected in these facts:
- 75% of people who abuse prescription pain relievers get them from friends or relatives.
- 1 in 5 high school students has abused prescription drugs.
- Environmental Protection Agency studies have detected pharmaceutical drugs in our water supply.