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Take Back Efforts Across New Mexico

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

  • Smith’s Grocery

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.

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