Race For Recovery 5K

womanrunningThe Drug Enforcement Administration and Dayton Police Department want to inspire YOU to take charge of your life, find your inner strength and embrace your LIMITLESS potential in this 12 week program which will end with a celebration at The Race for Recovery 5K! The race is open to everyone, but the 12-week portion is limited to 25 individuals in recovery.



September 28, 2019


Registration and packet pickup begins at 6:30 a.m.

Race starts at 8:00 a.m.


RiverScape MetroPark
237 E Monument Ave, Dayton, OH 45402


For more information, and to learn how you can help with the event, check out this flyer. You can also contact Wendie Jackson (DEA Community Outreach Specialist) by phone at (614) 403-2131 or by email at for more information.

Take Back Day

National Take-Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. 

Date: October 26, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Your local collection site

Get more information on the Take Back Day website.


Families of Addicts: Weekly Meetings

Date: Wednesdays

Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Location: The Life Enrichment Center
                425 North Findlay St
                 Dayton, OH 45404

Families of Addicts (FOA) offers support, friendship and education to the people of Dayton, and the surrounding communities whose life has been affected by the life-altering illness of addiction. If addiction has found its way into your life, please consider joining us at our weekly meeting for support, friendship and education.


Past Events

Conversation for Change

Do you have questions about drug recovery? Conversations for Change, an event held locally each month, gives you the chance to talk with representatives about recovery, receive Narcan kits and training and more.

Date: February 28, 2019
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Where: East End
624 Xenia Ave
Dayton, OH 45410

Go to the East End Community Servies website to learn more about Conversations for Change. And don't forget to check back here for future dates!