National Prescription Take Back Day

Melanie Blasko, President & CEO
Phone: 440.255.0678
Fax:  440.255.6348
Alternate:  Lillian Kingston, Development Officer
Phone: 440.205.2671
Date: April 15, 2024


National Prescription Take Back Day

Location: Nationwide Visit for a collection site near you.

Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers is proud to announce its support of National Prescription Take Back Day, an event that highlights the nation’s commitment to addressing the health crisis and promoting drug safety and disposal.

On April 26th, Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers will be giving out free Deterra bags to help fight the opioid crisis from 10a.m. –2p.m. at the following locations:

9083 Mentor Ave,
Mentor, OH 44060

134 S. St. Clair,
Painesville, OH 44077

209 Center Street, Unit E,
Chardon, OH 44024

Derterra bags offers a convenient way for people to dispose of prescription medications they no longer need. This promotes environmental responsibility by ensuring proper disposal of medications. Additionally, it encourages community engagement, with communities’ nationwide coming together to support recovery efforts and raise awareness about the opioid crisis.

“With the opioid epidemic continuing to impact communities across the United States, National Prescription Take Back Day serves as a vital step in the path to recovery, providing individuals with a safe and responsible means to dispose of prescription drugs,” said Melanie Blasko, President and CEO of Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers.

Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers provides a wide range of services for adults whose lives have been affected by their own or another’s use of alcohol or other drugs, by problem gambling or by mental illness. At every level from prevention to residential recovery services, we offer a message of hope to individuals, families, and the entire community.

Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers is a private, nonprofit agency providing continuous service to the community since 1971. Services at Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers are made possible due to the generous support of the Lake County ADAMHS Board, the Geauga Board of MHRS, and United Way of Lake & Geauga Counties.