Prescription Drug Publications



Prescription Drug Research

In 2013 there were 852 prescriptions per 1000 Placer County residents! Keeping medications out of the hands of children and teens is critical to prevent prescription drug abuse. Visit Placer County’s Community Dashboard to learn more about Placer County health indicators. Click on the image above.

We know that prescription opioid use can lead to dependency and can be a risk factor for heroin use. Please lock up or dispose of any outdated or unused medications.

Click on the image on left to research updated county statistics on opioid use.

Call 916-258-3502 to find out how to dispose of medications and to find out when the next DEA RX Drug Take Back is and locations.

For more information on preventing opioid addiction, download the most recent Opioid Safety brochure:  and/or visit: