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Medication Safety, Storage and Disposal

Wsafe dosing. safe storage. safe disposal.

Why take back your unused or expired medications? It just makes sense. It can reduce the risk of accidental poisoning in children, reduce prescription drug abuse and help protect our environment.


Why is it important to dispose of unused medication?

  • It is dangerous to use medication that is expired or prescribed for someone else.
  • Cleaned out medicine cabinets help reduce access to potentially harmful medication.
  • Cleaned out medicine cabinets help prevent drug use that can lead to lifelong struggles with substance use disorder.

Where do I go to dispose of unused medication?

Check out the listings below or view a map of the locations

City Location Address Drop-off Times
Arlington Walgreens 3400 Matlock Rd. 76015 Open 24 hours
  Walgreens 2410 Ballpark Way 76006 8 a.m-12 a.m.
Blue Mound Blue Mound Police Department 301 Blue Mound Road 76131 Open 24 hours
Burleson Burleson Police Department 1161 SW Wilshire Blvd 76028 Open 24 hours
Euless Euless Police Department 1102 W. Euless Blvd 76040 M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fort Worth Cook Children’s Medical Center – Retail Pharmacy 801 7th Ave. 76104 8 a.m.-midnight
  Select FW Police Stations:    
  Central Division 501 Jones St. 76102 M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  East Division 1100 Nashville Ave. 76105 M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  North Division 2500 N. Houston St. 76164 M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  South Division 7650 McCart Ave. 76133 M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  West Division 3525 Marquita Dr. 76116 M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  JPS Health Network - Main Campus Pharmacy 1500 S. Main 76107  
  Tarrant County Corrections Center 100 N. Lamar 76196  
  Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office – North Patrol 6651 Lake Worth Blvd. 76135  
  Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth 1301 Pennsylvania Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76014 Open 24 hours
  UNT Health Science Center 3600 Mattison Ave. Fort Worth, TX 76107  
  Walgreens 6205 Westcreek Dr. 76133 Open 24 hours
Grapevine Grapevine Police Department 307 West Dallas Road 76051 Open 24 hours
Haltom City Walgreens 4520 Western Ctr. Blvd. 76137 Open 24 hours
Hurst Hurst Police Department 825 Thousand Oaks  76054 Open 24 hours
  Walgreens 780 W Bedford -Euless Rd. 76053 Open 24 hours
Keller Keller Police Department 330 Rufe Snow Drive 76248 Open 24 hours
Mansfield Mansfield Police Department 1305 E. Broad St. 76063 M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
North Richland Hills North Richland Hills Police Department 4301 City Point Dr. 76180 Open 24 hours
Roanoke Roanoke Police Department 609 Dallas Dr. 76262 Open 24 hours
Southlake Southlake Police Department 600 State St. 76092 M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Watauga Watauga Police Department 7101 Whitley Rd. 76148 M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Westworth Village Westworth Village Police Department 311 Burton Hill Rd. 76114 Open 24 hours

What can I bring to a medication drop box?

  • Prescriptions / Over-the-counter medications
  • Veterinary medications
  • Vitamins / Minerals / Samples

Acceptance of liquid medications will vary according to location.

Stay safe

Keeping children safe from poisons
Keep our community and water supply clean
Keep friends and families safe

Stay informed

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Do you have questions about potential poisons around the house or about dosing medication? The North Texas Poison Center is open 24/7 and the call is free. ENTER 1-800-222-1222 INTO YOUR CELL PHONE TODAY!

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