How to dispose of unwanted and unused medications

The Huntington Police Department, in collaboration with Cabell County Substance Abuse Prevention Partnership, has installed a permanent drug take back program drop box in the front lobby of HPD headquarters, 675 10th St. Available to the public Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the box is designed for safe, secure and anonymous disposal of prescription and over-the-counter medications.

ACCEPTED ITEMS: Prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, narcotics, veterinary medications, herbal supplements, loose medication in sealed bags, liquid medication in sealed containers

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED: IV bags, personal care products, empty containers, syringes/needles, thermometers and other mercury items, hydrogen peroxide, inhalers, illegal drugs