Despite the challenges of COVID-19, there are still many take back efforts ongoing in New Mexico to prevent and address the opioid epidemic. With the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day coming up on October 24th we have listed below the safe disposal locations throughout the state.
The Las Cruces Police Department has established four collection sites at Wal-Mart locations, where Deterra safe disposal bags will be available as well.
1550 S Valley Dr.
571 Walton Blvd.
3331 Rinconada Blvd.
150 N Sonoma Ranch Blvd.
City of Gallup Police Department
Rio West Mall, 1300 West I-40 Frontage Road
City of Albuquerque
NM Board of Pharmacy - Walgreens, 8400 Montgomery Blvd. NE - Walgreens, 2011 12th St. NW
Army National Guard, Readiness Center, 600 Wyoming Blvd. NE
Sandoval County Sheriff’s Office
Sandoval County Judicial Complex, 1500 Idalia Road, Building A, Bernalillo
La Puerta Real Estate Services, 1 Ridge Ct., Placitas
San Ysidro Marshal Office, 372 State Road 4
Town of Bernalillo
Bernalillo Police Department, 739 Camino Del Pueblo
City of Rio Rancho
NM Board of Pharmacy @ Walgreens, 4051 Southern Blvd. SE
City and County of Los Alamos
Los Alamos Police Department, 2500 Trinity Drive
Town of Edgewood
San Miguel County
The San Miguel County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition and New Mexico Highlands University will be hosting a take back event from 10 am to 2 pm at Melody Park. There will be a drive thru area where you can drop off any medications, including: pills, ointments, creams, syrups, vape pens & accessories, and needles in their proper containers.