Prescription Drug Safety

An increasing avenue for abuse stems from kids accessing unlocked medicine cabinets in their own homes. Reducing adverse consequences from alcohol and other drug use involves separating those at risk from the means to harm themselves.

Local Medication Disposal


These pharmacies have bins that can take unused or expired medications. They accept controlled substances, like prescription painkillers. Call DHHS Healthy Communities for more information.

Cloney's Pharmacies
2515 Harrison Ave.
Eureka, CA 95501

1567 City Center Rd.
McKinleyville, CA 95519

Green's Pharmacy
906 Main St.
Fortuna, CA 95540

Palco Pharmacy
113 Main St.
Scotia, CA 95565
707-764-3591

Rings Pharmacy
362 Main St.
Ferndale, CA 95536
707-786-4511

Willow Creek Pharmacy
39050 U.S. Highway 299
Willow Creek, CA 95573
530-629-3144

Medication Safety Resources


Community and online resources: