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National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week (NPW) is an annual national health observance focused on increasing the prevention of substance use and the promotion of mental health.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming DEA 360 Events

Check out a list of local DEA 360 events.

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Recent dramatic numbers of overdose deaths from prescription opioids and heroin has increased the demand for Naloxone, a medication that can rapidly reverse an opioid overdose.

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National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week is March 21 - March 27, 2022

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) is a national health observance for teens to promote local events that uses the scientific facts from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) to shatter the myths about drugs and alcohol.

Operation Prevention

To combat America’s rapidly growing opioid and heroin epidemic, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, have launched a new joint nationwide education initiative called “Operation Prevention.”

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Operation Prevention Virtual Field Trip

Register for a LIVE virtual field trip to a community greatly impacted by opioid addiction on October 25, 2018 at 1pm Eastern/10am Pacific.

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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

National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week is September 19-23, 2016

National Opioid and Heroin Awareness Week, recognized September 19-23, is sponsored by the Department of Justice to bring awareness to the cycle of opioid misuse and heroin abuse in communities all around the country.