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, Opioid and Synthetic Opioid Misuse

How to Properly Dispose of Your Unused Medicines flyer

What Should You Do With Your Unused Meds?

Most people who misuse prescription drugs get them from family, friends, and acquaintances. You can make a difference by following these tips. Learn more.

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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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Preventing Opioid Misuse among High School Student-Athletes

H.S. student-athletes can be especially vulnerable to prescription painkiller misuse. Here are five tips – along with online resources – for parents and educators to help keep your student-athlete from misusing painkillers. Read more.


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NEWS

Florida governor announces task force on opioid crisis

(The Associated Press, April 1) In an effort to help fight the state’s opioid addiction epidemic, Gov. Ron DeSantis recently announced the creation of a state task force on drug abuse. Read more.

Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America, CDC confirms

(CNN, December 12) The synthetic opioid fentanyl is involved in most drug overdoses, according to a recent report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. Read more.