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 2017 Drug Take Back Day will take place at the following collection sites in northern York County:
For more information on the Northern York County Prescription Drug Coalition, Prescription Drug Disposal, and/or Misuse Prevention, contact: Laura Overton at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information and results from past Take-Back days, click here.
If you would like further information about the Northern York County Prescription Drug Coalition, please contact:
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, with help from Partners for a Healthier Community (PHC) at Southern Maine Healthcare.
CHCC is a comprehensive community-based health coalition serving the communties of Arundel, Biddeford, Buxton, Dayton, Hollis, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Old Orchard Beach and Saco.
PHC is a multidimensional community public health program serving all of York County, and providing substance use prevention services to the Western York County region.
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