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ODCP Mission

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.


Alcohol remains the most troublesome drug of abuse in Iowa, as measured by consumption, treatment admissions, and involvement in the criminal justice system.


Smoking (Vaporizing) Alcohol Trend

Alcohol Fact Sheet - April 2012, ODCP

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

College Drinking - Changing the Culture

Above the Influence

Partnership for a Drug-Free America

Legal Drinking Age: ODCP View and Information

Kids and Drinking

Stop Underage Drinking

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

The Cool Spot - for kids 11-13