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Rx Drug Drop Box Program
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department is continuing to fight the ongoing battle against the heroin and opiate epidemic. As part of its prevention effort, the CCSD has provided over 42 municipalities across Cuyahoga County with Drug Drop Boxes.
Drug Drop Boxes provide a safe, environmentally friendly way for citizens to dispose of their unwanted or unused prescription drugs. Unused prescription drugs are typically the gateway to heroin abuse, as over 70% of Americans misusing painkillers obtain them from friends or relatives.
Since 2013, the CCSD has destroyed over 35,000 pounds of prescription drugs.
To see if your community is participating in the Drug Drop Box program, please click on the following link to see the where the nearest drop box is: www.rxdrugdropbox.org