Events

Take Back Day

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

Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Your local collection site

Get more information on the Take Back Day website.


Past Events

 

New Mexico Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness

NMSummittflyer_smallerthumbThis is a half-day event designed to educate middle and high school students about the dangers of opioid addiction and encourage them to be part of the solution to ending this epidemic. The Summit will seek to empower students to take action in their schools to promote prevention and encourage peers to seek the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Date:

March 6, 2019

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (doors open at 8:30 a.m.)

Where:

Santa Ana Star Center
3001 Civic Center Circle, Rio Rancho

Check out the event flyer here.

Get more information and learn how you can register.

 

Camp Fearless

The Albuquerque Police Department will hold two four-day long summer camps. Each day camp will have a variety of activities focused on team building, self-responsibility, and education.
Dates & locations

June 12 to 15, 2018, at Valley High School, 1505 Candelaria NW

July 10 to 13, 2018, at Boys and Girls Club, 3333 Truman NE

Time: 

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Who's eligible?

Youths between ages 9-12. 

 

For more information, please call (505) 343-5000.


 

Youth Leadership Training

CADCA Youth Leadership

  • Are you (or your organization) actively working with youth or a youth group?
  • Would the youth that you work with or your youth group benefit from FREE leadership training?
  • Are you a student that is interested in creating positive change in your school, community or group?

 

If you answered YES to any of these statements, this FREE training is just for you! 

Dates:

June 18-20, 2018

Time: 

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Where:

* UPDATED LOCATION *

University of New Mexico- Student Union Building
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-00001

 

DEA 360, in partnership with Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), will be hosting a FREE 3 day youth training (Check out the agenda here).  Although the training will be geared toward the ever increasing drug epidemic happening across the nation, the skills that you learn can be put to use to address any problem you are facing. For more information, and to find out how you can register, check out this flyer.


WAKE UP Albuquerque Youth Symposium & Drug Take Back

Learn about drug addiction and its effects on the family at this free event sponsored by DEA 360 and the Army National Guard. The occasion will also feature live entertainment, food trucks community booths and more.

Date:

April 28, 2018

Time: 

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Where:

National Guard Armory
600 Wyoming Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM, 87121

 

screenshot from DEA 360 interviewWatch: DEA Group Supervisor Jacob Prieto and DEA 360 Outreach Coordinator Scottina Holley promote the summit and the 360 program on KRQE.

 

 

 


Take Back Day

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

Date:

April 28, 2018

Time: 

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Where:

Your local collection site

 

Get more information on the Take Back Day website.

Take Back day interview on Telemundo (thumbnail)Video: Take Back Day se promociona a la comunidad de habla hispana en una estaciĆ³n local de Telemundo.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

 


Ray Lozano Visits New Mexico Schools

Ray LozanoPopular drug and substance prevention specialist and youth speaker Ray Lozano recently visited Albuquerque's Robert F. Kennedy Charter School, Highland High School in Albuquerque and Job Corps to talk to young people about the dangers of drug use. See photos.