Sources of Statistics:  NIH Fact Sheets: Heroin Addiction and New Mexico Department of Health. New Mexico Substance Abuse Epidemiology Profile, 2017


Prevent Prescription Drug and Heroin Misuse

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Video: New Mexico Drugs and Consequences Exhibit

Watch this PSA to learn more about the "Drugs and Consequences" exhibit currently hosted at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. Watch.

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Classroom Resources for Educators

The DEA and Discovery Education have teamed up to launch Operation Prevention, a program geared towards fighting opioid misuse among young people. Their site includes interactive K-12 lessons, virtual field trips, resources for parents and more. Go to Operation Prevention's website.

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Test your knowledge about opioids by taking this quiz.


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New Mexico Summits Focus on Youth Opioid Prevention (See Photos)

Back in October DEA 360, in coordination with local organizations, hosted a several youth opioid summits across the state of New Mexico. See photos.

New Mexico Take Back Day Locations Collect Almost 7,000 Pounds of Meds, Vape Devices

(November 2019) During the most recent Take Back Day event, 93 drop-off locations in New Mexico collected 6,863 pounds of medication and vape devices. Read more.

HU Hosts Six-County Substance Abuse Prevention Youth Summit October 24

​(New Mexico Highlands University, October 7) The campus of New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas will host a substance use prevention focused Youth Summit on October 24. Read more.

Bernalillo County Announces New Digital Tool to Help Map the Opioid Epidemic

(News Release: Bernalillo County, August 9) The community within Bernalillo County has joined efforts to clean  the community’s streets of needles and syringes. Read more.

Former Addict Turned Neuroscientist Offers Insight on Addiction

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science will offer a public lecture on August 23rd from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m in the Dyna Theater featuring Dr. Judith Grisel. Read more.