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The mission of ODCP is to serve as a leader and a catalyst for improving the health and safety of all Iowans by promoting strategic approaches and collaboration to reduce drug use and related crime.

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For more information please contact Susie Sher at 515-725-0308.


The Connection

Drug Alert Newsletter

Drug Alert - Reemerging Synthetic Drugs (May 7, 2015)

Drug Alert - Fentanyl-Laced Heroin (April 23, 2015)

The Connection - Issue 8 (March 11, 2015)

The Connection - Issue 7 (April 23, 2014)

Drug Alert - Synthetic Drugs (February 18, 2014)

The Connection - Issue 6 (February 11, 2014)

The Connection - Issue 5 (January 21, 2014)

The Connection - Issue 4 (December 11, 2013)

The Connection - Issue 3 (October 22, 2013)

The Connection - Issue 2 (October 4, 2013)

The Connection - Issue 1 (September 5, 2013)

Trending Iowa Drug Concerns

Alcohol - Vaporizating (smoking) alcohol

Synthetic Drugs

Prescription Drugs

Performance Enhancing Drugs



Meth - one-pot labs

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