Safe Medication Disposal in Sevier County

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Safe medication disposal, drug take back.
Expired, unused and unwanted medications can be disposed of safely in the medication disposal box, found inside the Sevier County Sheriff's Office (835 E 300 N, Richfield).

In 2020, there were 497 overdose deaths involving opioids in Utah. To learn more about overdose statistics and rates in Utah visit: 

https://www.drugabuse.gov/drug-topics/opioids/opioid-summaries-by-state/utah-opioid-involved-deaths-related-harms

https://ibis.health.utah.gov/ibisph-view/indicator/complete_profile/PoiDth.html


Source: https://ibis.health.utah.gov/ibisph-view/indicator/view/PoiDth.UT_US.html
(622 drug overdose deaths, 8 out of 10 are a result of opioids.)

Improper medication disposal can have damaging effects on the environment, such as:

The Utah “Use Only as Directed” campaign is a great resource that discusses opioid safety and proper medication disposal.

Safe needle and sharps disposal is an important element in safe medication disposal. Safely disposing of sharps reduces the risk of injury and illness.

SafeNeedleDisposal.org
State-specific information about how to properly dispose of your sharps and Utah disposal locations.

Utah Syringe Exchange
Utah Syringe Exchange Network Syringe Exchange Activity Schedule