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.
 

 

Preventing Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse

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Are You Interested in Being a Volunteer Parent Coach?

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is looking for 15-17 parents/caregivers who are interested in getting free, specialized training to learn how to be a volunteer Parent Coach to help families who have loved ones struggling with substance use. Get more information and learn how you can register.

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PHOTOS: In the Community 

360 officials are out and about spreading an anti-opioid misuse message throughout the Philadelphia community. Take a look.

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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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Find Out Where You Can Get Naloxone in Philly

Learn all about the opioid overdose reversal drug and where you can get it locally. 

 

 

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Photos: The “Resilience Project” in Kensington

(November 7) The Philadelphia Resilience Project was launched this fall in an emergency effort to fight the area’s opioid epidemic. Read more.

DEA Collects Almost 36,000 Pounds of Meds in Pennsylvania During Take Back Day

(November 5, 2018) Pennsylvanians came out in large numbers during the most recent Take Back Day event. Read more.

2018 Recovery Walk

(October 17) Last month, close to 30,000 people participated in Philadelphia’s 17th annual Recovery Walk. Read more.

New Kensington Mural Celebrates Community Resilience

A bold new mural, located in Kensington, aims to celebrate the strength and resilience of a community hit hard by drug addiction. Read more.

Surgeon General Emphasizes Importance of Anti-overdose Drug

In a recently posted advisory, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams emphasized the importance of the anti-overdose drug naloxone. Read more.