Yorktown Counseling Center encourages you to take advantage of Drug Take Back Day, to properly dispose of unused and unneeded prescription medications at drop-off locations throughout the Yorktown Heights, NY region.
Check your Cabinets!
The Drug Enforcement Agency has partnered with pharmacies and police stations throughout our community to collect and safely dispose of your unwanted medications.
Disposing of unused and unwanted medications is an excellent way to prevent abuse.
Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), over 50,000 people died from lethal drug overdoses in 2015. You can help to counteract this disturbing trend by properly disposing of your unused and unneeded prescription medications.
DEA Drug Take-back Day April 29th, 2017
Locations Near Yorktown Counseling Center:
Westchester County Police, 40 Green Street, Mount Kisko, NY 10549 (Map)
Croton Police Department, 1 Van Wyck St., Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520 (Map)
These annual prescription drug take-back events are a great way to keep your old and unused medications out of the wrong hands, and are an important way to help stop prescription drug abuse. That's why Yorktown Counseling Center encourages you to properly dispose of unused and unneeded prescription medications.
The Counseling Center at Yorktown Heights is an outpatient addiction treatment center for adults and adolescents seeking treatment for addiction, alcoholism, and co-occurring disorders associated with addiction and substance use. The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) combines evidence-based, state of the art treatment with 12 Step principles. The IOP is an intense, focused experience designed to enable sober and productive living.
Eligibility for the IOP is based on a clinical assessment. The first step is to call us, and schedule an appointment, or use this convenient and confidential form. Now offering Saturday assessments!