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National Drug Take Back Day 2022

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) National Drug Take Back Day is Saturday April 30, 2022.

Locations across Alabama will be set up from 10 am – 2 pm on Saturday, April 30, 2022 for convenient and safe disposal of unneeded or expired medications.

Locations for drop off are listed below for Alabama counties served by Project FREEDOM. If you don’t see a location listed near you below please visit https://www.dea.gov/takebackday

Blount County:

  • Blountsville Town Hall
  • Cleveland Pharmacy
  • Hayden Health Mart
  • Highland Lake Town Hall
  • Oneonta Walmart
  • Locust Fork Town Hall
  • Snead Town Hall


  • Etowah County Courthouse


  • Walmart- Fayette
  • Vernon City Hall

Franklin County

  • Walmart- Russellville

Jefferson County

  • Sumiton Police Department
  • Gardendale Police Department
  • Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, McCalla
  • Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
  • Birmingham Police Department Headquarters
  • Bessemer Emergency Operations Center
  • Fulton Police Dept – Family Pharmace
  • Mountain Brook Police Department
  • Vestavia Hills Police Department
  • Trussville City Hall
  • Hoover Police Department
  • Alabama Board of Pharmacy

Tuscaloosa County:

  • CVS 8700 Hwy 69S
  • CVS Veterans Memorial Drive
  • CVW 4260 University Blvd E
  • Walmart Neighborhood Market Hargrove Rd
  • Lake View Police Department

More information on locations and about National Drug Take Back Day can be found at https://www.dea.gov/takebackday.

To learn more about disposing of medications at times other than a take back day event visit https://vitalalabama.com/how-to-safely-dispose-of-opioid-prescription-medication.