Big Green Box

According to a study, 20% of local teens report misusing a prescription medication. There is something everyone in our community can do to reduce prescription drug misuse. (MIYHS, 2021)

Big Green Boxes

Safely dispose of unused/unwanted/expired medications at a “Big Green Box” located in the lobby of all local law enforcement agencies. These are available 24 hours a day.

Locations include:

  • Bath Police Department – 250 Water Street
  • Brunswick Police Department – 85 Pleasant Street
  • Richmond Police Department – 26 Gardiner Street
  • Sagadahoc County Sherriff’s Office – 752 High Street, Bath
  • Topsham Public Safety Building – 100 Main Street

These days are held twice per year, usually in the fall and spring. Unused and unwanted medications are collected at local sites from 10 AM – 2 PM.

Information & Resources

Substance Misuse


Mental Health




Big Green Box

Local Health Data