Tooele Opioid Response Network

Safe Medication Disposal in Tooele County

Tooele County Health Department website is a great resource for safe medication disposal information.

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

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

Utah Harm Reduction Coalition
Tooele County Syringe Exchange

Utah Syringe Exchange
Utah Syringe Exchange Network Syringe Exchange Activity Schedule