National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, October 26th from 10a-2p

Updated: Oct 2, 2020

Staff have been working to distribute the Guard and Discard campaign material, which educates the community on the importance of proper use of prescription drug medication and proper disposal of unused or expired prescription drugs.

Only take medications prescribed to you, and please, never share medications. In attempt to address prescription drug misuse in our community,

Kenneth Young Center staff is helping to promote the next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which is scheduled for Saturday October 26th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Community members can drop off their unused or expired prescription drugs, no questions asked! (Note: Used needles will not be accepted.) Schaumburg, Palatine and Elk Grove Police Departments will be participating this year. Kenneth Young Center staff, Sean Caselton will also be helping out Elk Grove Police Department this year with their collection, so be sure to say “hi” to Sean while dropping off your unused or expired prescriptions drugs.

650 E. Algonquin Rd., Ste. 104
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 496-5939
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Funding provided to the Kenneth Young Center by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), the Illinois Public Health Association, the Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago, the Alliance to End Homelessness in Suburban Cook County, and Schaumburg Township.