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Safe Disposal Campaign Toolkit


COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Learn how one community promoted safe disposal of unused medication by driving local participation in Take Back Day.

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We developed a number of resources to help educators, health providers, nonprofits, and other partners to use this campaign in their own communities. You can access all of these materials below.

*notice to coalitions and partners:

If you have questions on any of these materials, suggestions for new materials or need technical assistance, please contact Esther Brown at
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Below is a series of options for each toolkit item. For Spanish-language materials, click here.


Choose the images that best represent your community.


Add your contact information to a handful of materials.


Choose versions with crop marks to send directly to a professional printer, or choose versions without crop marks to print on your own personal printing.


Use all campaign materials exactly how they are.


Click on any of the following to go to that item's download options.



Learn about the Take Back Your Meds campaign, the materials available in this partner toolkit, and how you can use them in your own community.

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Digital Ads

Digital Ads

Social ads in various sizes. For your use in local digital advertising buys. Multiple image versions available. Versions with and without the date also available.

Take Back Event Toolkit

Fact Sheet – How to promote your event

A fact sheet that provides helpful tips for promoting your local Take Back Day event. It includes tips for creating a Facebook event, posting to social media, placing an ad in local publications, and more. Timeline for promotion of the event is also included.

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Customizable News Release

A news release to help promote the importance of safe storage and disposal. It can be used to pitch to local media regarding why safe disposal is always important in preventing opioid misuse and what options are available in your community.

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Social Media Posts

A set of social media posts to promote the importance of safe storage and safe disposal when it comes to preventing opioid misuse.

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Facebook Graphics

Graphics that can be used when posting on Facebook or developing a Facebook event for your Take Back Day event. Multiple image versions available (9 total).

Event Billboard Template

Download this customizable billboard template to promote your Take Back event in your community.

Event Ads for Print

A simple customizable ad template, allowing you to include event-specific details including time, date, location, and contact information. For use in local publications to promote your Take Back Day event. Multiple image versions available.

Event Postcard Template

Use this customizable postcard to get the word out about your Take Back event in your community. This postcard also contains useful information about safe disposal options year-round, as well as facts about opioids and safe storage. For support with purchasing mailing lists and sending this postcard out in your community, please email campaign manager Esther Brown at

Rack Card

A rack card to hand out at your event.

Customizable Rack Card

This rack card contains all the same information as the Safe Disposal Rack Card, but it also includes a place for you to list the permanent take back/safe disposal locations in your community.

TV Spot

TV Spot

This TV Spots highlights safe disposal options through, where anyone can find a take back kiosk near them or request a free mail-back envelope to safely dispose of their leftover prescription medications.

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Campaign Talking Points

Campaign Talking Points

Talking points you may use if participating in interviews. Includes information about the campaign, the importance of safely disposing of medications, and how and where to do so.

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