If You Need Help:
If you need substance abuse treatment, information, or crisis counseling, contact the Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center
toll-free line at

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.

Drug Endangered Children

Contact Susie Sher at 515-725-0308 for questions about Drug Endangered Children


Iowa's children will grow up in drug-free homes.


To empower communities to break the cycle of drug abuse in families by providing the tools, technical assistance, and training that allow for a collaborative response that ensures the safety of children.


DEC Information

2016 Iowa DEC Conference

The 2016 Iowa DEC Conference will be held Monday, April 4, 2016 at Prairie Meadows!


Early Bird Rate ends March 11th!

2016 Conference Brochure


Prairie Meadows has a block of rooms available.

Prairie Meadows Hotel (800-325-9015) or

Group Code—040316DEC

The group rate is $101 per room.
The cut-off date for discounted rooms is Thursday, March 3.


Presenter handouts will not be available at the conference. Please print the handouts you would like to have with you and bring them to the conference. Handouts will be available here.

Multi-disciplinary Process and the Criminal Prosecution of Child Abuse - Christine O. Corken, JD (Breakout 2B)

Eastern Iowa Heroin Initiative - Patrick J. Rienert, BA, JD, MSS and Al Fear, AA

CORE DEC Training

Core DEC Training, which was developed by the National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children, is available in Iowa. To learn more about this free training, which is designed to help you begin or enhance local DEC efforts, please contact Susie Sher at 515-725-0308 or Contact us to learn more about training in your area.