True Story: John Paul Herrera, Heroin

John Herrera started experimenting with marijuana at just 11 years old. Then, at age 16,  the New Mexico native tried heroin for the first time. Read more.

Watch: Why is a Youth Opioid Summit Important?

Hailey talks about her past opioid addiction and why the recent Youth Opioid Summit in New Mexico was important. Watch.


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Photos: New Mexico Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness

In early March, DEA 360 teamed up with the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation to host a Youth Opioid Summit at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. See photos.

Photos: Youth Leadership Training

In June 2018, teens from across the state convened at the University of New Mexico for a three day youth training. 

Teens look to improve their communities with leadership training

(KOB4, June 21) This week, about 35 New Mexico teens from across the state attended a three-day youth leadership training held by DEA 360 and the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA). Read more.

Top Youth Speaker Visits New Mexico Schools

Popular youth speaker Ray Lozano visited Albuquerque area schools to talk about the dangers of drug use. See photos.