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Use the resources below to learn more about the prescription opioid, fentanyl and heroin epidemic and to work to make the communities of L.A. drug-free.



View and download publications about prescription opioids, fentanyl and heroin.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA)

The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of America is to enable all young people; especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. 

D.A.R.E.-Drug Abuse Resistance Education

D.A.R.E.’s primary mission is to provide children with the information and skills they need to live drug and violence free lives. 

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Image from dance class in Sombrillo, NM

DEA Youth Dance Program

By reaching out to America's schools under the powerful name of DEA and the DEA Educational Foundation, the DEA Youth Dance Program will inspire youth with healthy and drug-free messages, and encourage them to exercise and express themselves artistically. 

High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program

The High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program, created by Congress with the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, provides assistance to Federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies operating in areas determined to be critical drug-trafficking regions of the United States.  For information about HIDTA, please visit the HIDTA website, or click here for more information on what’s happening in your New Mexico county.


Students against Destructive Decisions (SADD)

SADD is a peer leadership organization dedicated to preventing destructive decisions, specifically underage drinking, other drug use, impaired and risky driving and teen violence and suicide. It is a peer to peer youth education, prevention and activism organization with thousands of chapters in middle schools, high schools and colleges.