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Take Back Event – Spring 2023

Take Back Event
Apr 22, 2023

Join Us! 

The DEA has announced the national spring medication take back event will be Saturday, April 22nd, 2023

Did you know? OPEN will support sites in Michigan interested in hosting a take back event! Click here to learn more about hosting take back events and how OPEN can help. Already planning to host an event? Complete this form by 3/1 to let OPEN know about your event!

Dozens of our sites, including hospitals, nonprofits, and regular community members (like you!) hosted successful spring events in the fall. Please consider hosting and bringing an event to your community this spring. 


OPEN Spring 2023 Take Back Event Kick-Off Call 

OPEN hosted a Kick-Off Call on February 21st. The recording can be found here:

Important Dates

  • 2/21/2023: Take Back Partners Kick Off Call at 2:00pm EST
  • 3/1/2023: Deadline to submit partnership information to OPEN and order disposal boxes
  • 4/22/2023: National Take Back Day, 10am-2pm
  • 5/31/2023: Deadline to submit information to OPEN for reimbursement and data reporting 


Confirmed Events 

WayneDearborn"CHRC (Community Health and Research Center)
6450 Maple St
Dearborn, MI 48126"
**Take Back Event will be hosted on Friday, May 5th from 10am to 2pm
MasonLudington"West Michigan Fairgrounds
5302 US-10
Ludington, MI 49431"
MuskegonNorton Shores"Norton Shores Fire Department
1100 E Pontaluna Rd
Norton Shores, MI 49444"
MackinacCedarville"Cedarville Fire Hall
W Weston Ave
Cedarville, MI 49719"
Delta CountyEscanaba"OSF St. Francis Hospital
3401 Ludington St
Escanaba, MI 49829"
AlgerMunising"Alger County Communities that Care
413 Maple Street, Suite 7
Munising, MI 49862"
WashtenawAnn Arbor"Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office
2201 Hogback Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105"
WayneDetroit"Hartford Memorial Baptist Church
18700 James Couzens Hwy
Detroit, MI 48235"
KentGrand Rapids"Kent County Health Department
700 Fuller Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503"
KentGrand Rapids"Spectrum Health Medical Group
South Pavilion
North side of the building
80 68th St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49548"
KentGrand Rapids"Priority Health Campus
3111 Leonard St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525"
GeneseeFlint"Hasselbring Senior Center
1002 W. Home Ave
Flint, MI 48505"
**Take Back Event will be hosted on Friday, April 28th from 10am to 2pm
IoniaBelding"Belding Police Department
120 Pleasant St
Belding, MI 48809"
IoniaLake Odessa"Lake Odessa Police Department
839 4th Avenue
Lake Odessa, MI 48849"
IoniaPortland"Portland Police Department
773 E. Grand River Avenue
Portland, MI 48875"
SchoolcraftManistique"Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital
7870W US HWY 2
Manistique, MI 49854"
AlgerGrand Marais"Burt Township Community Center
e21737 Braziel St
Grand Marais, Michigan 49839"
MasonLudington"Western Michigan Fairgrounds
5302 US-10
Ludington, MI 49431"
5323 East Court Street North
Burton, MI 48509"
KentWyoming"University of Michigan Health-West Professional Building
2122 Health Drive
Wyoming, MI 49519"
ChippewaSault Ste Marie"Michigan State Police Post
3900 I-75 Business Spur
Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783"
GeneseeBurton"Walmart Burton
5253 E Court Street North
Burton, MI 48509"
Dickinson/IronIron Mountain"Great Lakes Recovery
1115 South Hemlock St
Iron Mountain, MI 49801"
WayneInkster"Inkster Police Department
26279 Michigan Ave
Inkster, MI 48141"

Check back as more Take Back Event locations are confirmed.

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