Our nation is in the midst of an opioid addiction crisis. As a response, the DEA 360 Strategy takes an innovative three-pronged approach to combating heroin/opioid use through law enforcement, diversion control and community outreach. Learn more about how the opioid epidemic affects Knoxville.

Prevent Prescription Opioid, Heroin and Fentanyl Misuse

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What is Naloxone?

Learn more about the opioid overdose reversal drug. Plus, find out how you can get it in Tennessee.

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Resources for Educators

This page contains drug education resources – lesson plans, activities, videos – from different websites targeted to various grade levels that both parents and teachers can use. Read more.


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DEA 360 and Knox County Schools Host Smokies Baseball Game for Local Students

More than 6,000 local students recently watched as the Tennessee Smokies took on the Birmingham Barons during a matchup sponsored by DEA 360 and Knox County Schools. Read more.

Tennessee Teens Earn Top Prize in Video PSA Challenge

(May 9, 2019) The winners of the 2019 Operation Prevention Video PSA Challenge have just been announced! Read more.