Drug Free Sarasota. For Healthy People, Community, and Environment
Since 2013, all law enforcement agencies within Sarasota County at least (1) permanent prescription drug drop box.
There are currently (5) permanent prescription drug drop boxes within the county.
2014-County-wide participation in the final Drug Enforcement Agency take-back day.
All law enforcement agencies in Sarasota County have collected over 13,000lbs of unused/expired prescription medication since 2009.
Although there was a 2.6% decrease in the amount of medications collected between they years 2013 and 2014; in the first (5) months of 2015, 1,980.95 pounds of unused/expired prescription medication has been collected. This is more than half of the 2014 year-end total.
June 15, 2016
COMMUNITY RESOURCES - ALCOHOL, RX Abuse and Misuse - Initiative