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Drug Drop Boxes

Baltimore County Department of Health
6401 York Road, Third Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21212-2130

Phone: 410-887-3828
TTY users call via Maryland Relay

The Baltimore County Department of Health and the Baltimore County Police Department offer a drug "take back" program in Baltimore County. Drug drop boxes (PDF) are located at all 10 police precincts.

Drug drop boxes are accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Parents, grandparents and guardians are encouraged to take inventory of what is in their medicine cabinets, secure all unexpired medications that are genuinely needed, and use our drug drop boxes to dispose of those that are not.

Drug Drop Box Locations

The drug drop boxes are available outside of all 10 Baltimore County Police Precincts:

  • Precinct 1 Wilkens - 901 Walker Avenue, 21228 
  • Precinct 2 Woodlawn - 6424 Windsor Mill Road, 21207
  • Precinct 3 Franklin - 606 Nicodemus Road, 21136 
  • Precinct 4 Pikesville - 215 Milford Mill Road, 21208
  • Precinct 6 Towson - 115 W. Susquehanna Avenue, 21204  
  • Precinct 7 Cockeysville - 111 Wight Avenue, 21030 
  • Precinct 8 Parkville - 8532 Old Harford Road, 21234
  • Precinct 9 White Marsh - 8220 Perry Hall Boulevard, 21236
  • Precinct 11 Essex - 216 North Marlyn Avenue, 21221 
  • Precinct 12 Dundalk - 428 Westham Way, 21224

Acceptable Deposits

  • Any expired or medication that is no longer needed
  • Pills, capsules and liquid medications in a container
  • Non-liquid forms of medication can be in original container or a zip lock baggie

Unacceptable Deposits

  • All medical waste (needles, lancets, syringes, and razor blades) should be securely enclosed in a metal or plastic container and thrown in the regular trash. These items should not be place in the drug drop boxes!

Substance Use Assistance

If you or a loved one is suffering from an alcohol, tobacco or drug (illegal or prescription) addiction, help is available. Call the Department of Health, Bureau of Behavioral Health at 410-88-REACH (410-887-3224).

Maryland Prescription Drug Repository Program

Got prescription drugs and medical supplies you no longer need? Contact one of the approved  pharmacy locations to determine if your items can be donated to a needy individual.

Revised September 11, 2019         


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