Drug Takeback - Nebraska

What to do with Leftover Medicines

Nebraska

Follow the links below to find locations for leftover medication take-back in your state. Those with the most information are listed first.

Indicates that a collection site is located within a police station/law enforcement facility.This type of site generally accepts controlled substances.

Indicates that a collection site is located within a pharmacy. This type of site does NOT accept controlled substances.

Dispose My Meds

By entering your zip code in the search field of this locator tool, you can find take-back locations at community pharmacies across Nebraska. Additionally the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) offers Dispose My Meds information and resources to help pharmacies create programs that allow patients to safely dispose of unused and expired medicines. Click here for a full list of NCPA’s partners supporting this effort.

Note: Pharmacy collection sites listed here cannot accept controlled substances.

Nebraska MEDS

Nebraska MEDS provides a list of medicine take-back locations operated by pharmacies in Lincoln. To access the list, click "Which pharmacies will accept unwanted, non-controlled medications?” beneath the logos. The Nebraska MEDS Coalition organizes take-back programs at pharmacies throughout the Lincoln-Lancaster region and is currently expanding these efforts throughout the state. The coalition is also working with local law enforcement agencies to increase your options for disposing of controlled substances.

Note: Pharmacy collection sites listed here cannot accept controlled substances.

AWARxE

AWARxE lists police departments and sheriff’s offices that have permanent medication disposal drop-boxes. AWARxE is a consumer protection program brought to you by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) Foundation. ® AWARErx.org is an online resource for information about medicine safety, prescription drug abuse, medication disposal, and safe purchase of medications on the Internet.

Note: Most law enforcement agencies generally accept controlled substances. However, residents are encouraged to contact collection sites beforehand to inquire about what type of medications are not accepted, and to confirm hours of operation.

Rx Drug Drop Box

This map-based site lists a number of take-back locations at law enforcement agencies across Nebraska. Rx Drug Drop Box is a program launched by the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI), a nonprofit that facilitates cooperation between law enforcement, healthcare professionals, state regulatory agencies, and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the investigation and prevention of prescription drug abuse and diversion.

Note: Most law enforcement agencies generally accept controlled substances. However, residents are encouraged to contact sites beforehand to inquire about what type of medications are not accepted and to confirm hours of operation.

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