Ian Brown, 21, Heroin

Ian began abusing opioid-based prescription drugs in high school and switched to black-tar heroin because it was cheaper and easier to obtain. After the first time he tried it, he couldn't stop. He went in and out of rehab and tried desperately to become clean, but he eventually overdosed. Read more.

There were 1,217 unintentional drug overdose deaths in Philadelphia during 2017. (Source: Philadelphia Department of Public Health)

DEA 360 teamed up with Temple University and CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) to hold an anti-drug summit for local elementary school students. Check out the highlights.


Photos: Local Students Show off Their Moves at DEA Youth Dance Event

Recently, more than 30 students from Issac Sheppard Elementary School put on a energetic performance for the community as part of the DEA Dance Program. 

Local Breakdancers Add a Fun Twist to 360 Events

Have you ever heard of the group Hip Hop Fundamentals? They are a group of local break dancers who often appear at DEA 360 events. Watch.