Safe Pill Drop Program

The Safe Pill Drop program is designed to increase awareness, knowledge, and behaviors surrounding prescription medications and appropriate disposal methods. Trainings and workshops will be offered to ensure opioids are properly disposed of to avoid accidental deaths due to mismanagement of prescription drugs. Bridge 2 Life staff has developed a safe prescription disposal awareness and action program for the Edgewood community and its surrounding areas. To sign up for an interactive class, click here to register.

Select Pill Drop Locations Near Edgewood, MD
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Harford County Sheriffs Office

Pill drop location at Harford County Sheriffs Office on Main Street in Bel Air

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Harford County Southern Pricint

Pill drop location at Harford County Sheriffs Office on Rt 40 in Edgdewood, MD

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Aberdeen Police Department

Pill drop location at Aberdeen Police Department on North Park Street in Aberdeen, MD

Pill Drop Workshop Schedule

Pill Drop Basics - the Most Common Disposal Method

Part 1

4/27/21

7:00 PM

The Bridge to Life Community Opioid Response Project (CORP) is a federally funded program sponsored by Crown of Life Worship Center of Seventh-day Adventists in Edgewood, Maryland and will consist of several components to address safely disposing medication and other harmful drugs. The purpose for this program is to introduce the importance of safely disposing unused, unwanted, and expired prescription medication and over-the-counter drugs. This method to be discussed is the most commonly use disposal method

Conventional Disposal Method—Is it OK to dispose in Trash Receptacle (Yes or No)?

Part 2

5/25/21

7:00 PM

The objective of this session is to increase knowledge and/or heighten awareness surrounding proper disposal of prescription medications using non-conventional disposal methods. Participants will learn the first non-conventional, approved1 method of disposing unwanted, unused, or expired prescription medication and over-the-counter drugs.

Non-Conventional Disposal Method—Is it OK to Flush?

Part 3

6/22/21

7:00 PM

To increase knowledge and/or heighten awareness surrounding proper disposal of prescription medications using non-conventional disposal methods. Participants will learn the second non-conventional, approved method of disposing unwanted, unused, or expired prescription medication and over-the-counter drugs.

Disposing Sharps

Part 4

8/24/21

7:00 PM

The objective of this session is to raise awareness about disposal of sharps (syringes, needles). Participants will discuss best practices for disposing of sharps—syringes and needles.

Community-wide Safe Pill Drop Event & Poster Gallery Walk

Closing Event

9/21/21

7:00 PM

Collaborate with Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford and Cecil Counties (BGCHCC) host a gallery walk closing event to present posters designed by BGCHCC youth. The winning posters will be displayed and the poster winners will participate in a gallery walk to talk about their posters and share about the information they learned at BGCHCC about the opioid crisis and what inspired them as they created their poster.