National Drug Take Back Day 2019
October 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Rimrock is proud to be partnering with local law enforcement, and the DEA for this year’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday, October 26th. This year, there will be two locations in Billings for people to dispose of their unwanted and expired prescription medications — The Billings Elks Lodge, 934 Lewis Avenue, and a second location in Billings Heights at First Interstate Bank, 730 Main Street. Staff from Rimrock will be at the Heights location assisting with the event.
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a safe, convenient and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. Too often, these unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands. Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, leading to potential accidental poisoning, misuse, and overdose. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.2 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.
This year, Montana’s drug take-back events in April yielded more than 4,100 pounds of prescription drugs.
Help Rimrock make Billings a little safer by cleaning out your medicine cabinets this October. Join them Saturday, October 26th, any time between 10:00am and 2:00pm at the First Interstate Bank in the Heights at 730 Main Street to safely and anonymously dispose of your unused or expired prescription medications.