Project Medicine Drop - Fanwood has installed installed a Project Medicine Drop boxes inside of police headquarters.
The drop box will make it easier and more convenient than ever for Fanwood residents to take an active role in the fight against the nationwide epidemic of opiate and heroin abuse, which often is fueled by the abuse of prescription painkiller.
“Project Medicine Drop” is a natural addition to our commitment to help improve the public safety and quality of life in both communities. It will encourage our residents to be fully aware of the potential for abuse presented by otherwise beneficial medications,
The Project Medicine Drop Box is located at Fanwood Police Department 75 North Martine Avenue, Residents may visit the police department at any time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, to dispose of their unused or excess medications. Project Medicine Drop is an important component of the New Jersey Attorney General’s effort to stop the diversion and abuse of prescription drugs, including highly addictive opiate painkillers.
By giving New Jerseyans a safe and secure method to dispose of unneeded medications, Project Medicine Drop helps prevent the abuse of these drugs. This initiative also protects New Jersey’s environment by keeping these drugs out of landfills and out of the water supply. More information about Project Medicine Drop, including the full list of Project Medicine Drop locations can be found at www.NJConsumerAffairs.gov/meddrop.