Raúl Torrez | Attorney General

Office of the Attorney General to Host National Drug Take Back Day in Santa Fe

April 29, 2022
Contact: Jerri Mares — (505) 321-4372

SANTA FE – Today, New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that the Office of the Attorney General is hosting a National Drug Take Back Day location in downtown Santa Fe this Saturday, April 30, 2022. New Mexicans can safely dispose of prescription drugs (no questions asked) like opioids, sleep medications, and Benzodiazepines in order to keep them out of the hands of our youth and to prevent dangerous addictions. All types of prescription drugs will be accepted for safe disposal by the Office of the Attorney General from 10 AM to 2 PM on Saturday. If you cannot make it to the Office of the Attorney General, you can find a location near you at https://takebackday.dea.gov.

WHO: Office of the Attorney General, Special Agents and the public

WHAT: Attorney General Prescription Drug Take Back

WHEN: 10 AM – 2 PM, Saturday, April 30, 2022

WHERE: 408 Galisteo Street, Villagra Building, Santa Fe, NM 87501


Please see the flyer linked below for distributions.


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The image is the New Mexico Department of Justice primary seal. This seal is framed with gold gradient rope and a slim gold bar followed by a thicker dark blue circular bar that has white text that reads, "State of New Mexico" at the bottom and "Department of Justice" at the top. At the center of the seal is a gradient circle with a dark blue roman-inspired Pillar in the shape of New Mexico.