MyOldMedsLA is working to spread awareness and education

Prescription, nonprescription (“over-the-counter” or OTC) medication and medical sharps play an important role in our society, helping to treat diseases from the common to the complex, providing relief from symptoms and increasing the quality of life for our family members, friends and neighbors. All medications and sharps (such as needles and lancets) should be used, stored and disposed of with care.

Learn why secure medicine disposal and safe disposal of sharps is so important.

National Take-back Day is October 22, 2016

Of Teens Say

it is easy to access prescription drugs from their parents' medicine cabinet.


of parents say anyone can access their medicine cabinet.

of people who've abused prescription pain relievers say they got them from friends or relatives.