Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 27th!

Safely dispose of your unwanted or unused medications – especially opioids – on Saturday, October 27th. You can also dispose of medications at hundreds of locations throughout the state all year round. To find the Drug Take Back location nearest you, click here.

For more information about what you can and can’t bring, click here.

If you have current prescriptions or over-the-counter medications you plan to keep, be sure to lock them up or store them safely out of reach. Together, we can save lives and help curb the opioid epidemic!

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A Message from the Attorney General

State of Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel talks about the prescription painkiller abuse epidemic in Wisconsin and why the DOSE OF REALITY effort is so important to help save lives, especially those of our young people ages 12-25.

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If you or a senior you know is at risk for opioid abuse, you can help: doseofrealitywi.gov/get-support/seniors-and-caregivers/ ... See MoreSee Less

7 hours ago

If you or a senior you know is at risk for opioid abuse, you can help: https://doseofrealitywi.gov/get-support/seniors-and-caregivers/

In 2011, 16.3% of veterans reported sharing prescriptions to manage their pain, and 29% resorted to alcohol or street drugs to treat their pain.

Help stop the opioid crisis by taking only as directed by your prescribing medical professional. Sharing is NOT always caring.

doseofrealitywi.gov/get-support/veterans/
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5 days ago

In 2011, 16.3% of veterans reported sharing prescriptions to manage their pain, and 29% resorted to alcohol or street drugs to treat their pain. 

Help stop the opioid crisis by taking only as directed by your prescribing medical professional. Sharing is NOT always caring. 

https://doseofrealitywi.gov/get-support/veterans/