The coalition is a private/public partnership which formed as a result of a timely meeting of concerned citizens, business representatives and professionals in the Public Health and Public Safety fields. The group’s mission is to keep our environment cleaner and keep our communities safer by getting unwanted, unused, or expired drugs collected and properly disposed of so that they are not flushed into Maine’s environment and/or diverted to the street.
MedReturn Drop Boxes are anonymous and FREE. Please remember these simple procedures when dropping off your unwanted medications:
Additional drop boxes in York County, Maine:
For information about each of these locations, contact the specific police department directly.
The following are upcoming events/programs offered by the Northern York County Prescription Drug Coalition:
The Fall 2016 Drug Take Back Day will take place at the following collection sites in Northern York County:
These sites will be confirmed by October 1, 2016.
For more information on the Northern York County Prescription Drug Coalition, Prescription Drug Disposal, and/or Abuse Prevention, contact: Bill Paterson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please take note that all of the law enforcement agencies in our service area (and in most of York County) now have MedReturn Boxes in their lobbies for drug disposal year round. Please see the Police Departments and directions closest to you on this site.
If you would like further information about the Northern York County Prescription Drug Coalition, please contact:
Substance Abuse Prevention Project Director
If you would like further information about the medication return program and each location, contact the local police department listed for each location.
This resource was developed by Coastal Healthy Communities Coalition (CHCC) at the University of New England’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. CHCC is a comprehensive community-based health coalition working to promote physical activity and nutrition, tobacco prevention and cessation, substance abuse prevention and lead poisoning prevention.
CHCC serves the Maine communities of Arundel, Biddeford, Buxton, Dayton, Hollis, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Old Orchard Beach and Saco.
CHCC’s work is supported by Maine’s Centers for Disease Control, the Fund for Healthy Maine and the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).
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