Local, State and National Partners

Local Partners

DEA 360 partners with the following local organizations to host community programs.
 

 

Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Board of Franklin County (ADAMH)

ADAMH helps Franklin County residents find the right places to turn for affordable, quality alcohol, drug addiction and mental health services. These services are provided by more than 35 not-for-profit contract agencies located in neighborhoods throughout the county.

 

Central Ohio Young Marines

The Young Marines promotes the mental, moral and physical development of its members. The program focuses on character building and leadership and promotes a lifestyle that is conducive to being productive members of society. The Young Marines is the premier youth organization in its Drug Demand Reduction efforts.

 

Columbus City Attorney

The city attorney handles legal matters in Columbus. Go to the site to learn about local programs and services, victims rights, and more.

 

Columbus Division of Fire's Rapid Response Emergency Addiction & Crisis Team (RREACT)

The RREACT program is the first of its kind collaboration between EMS personnel, CPD officers, social workers, and treatment facilities to combat the ongoing opiate crisis. The RREACT Hotline number is 614-330-3413.

 

Columbus and Franklin County Addiction Plan

The Columbus & Franklin County Addiction Plan is a community action plan designed to decrease overdoses, overdose deaths, and infectious diseases like Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS. 

 

Columbus Police Department

Established in 1816, the Columbus Division of Police has over 1,800 officers and 300 civilian employees. The Division covers 20 precincts across the greater Columbus metropolitan area, while serving nearly 800,000 residents.

 

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Hope Task Force

Established in 2016, the Heroin Overdose Prevention & Education Task Force was created as a restructuring of the Franklin County Drug Task Force. Experienced narcotics and homicide detectives working on the HOPE Task Force are treating opiate overdose scenes as crime scenes; investigating the source of the supply that caused the overdose.

 

Kroger Health

Kroger Health is the healthcare division of Kroger grocery stores. Throughout the country, they have 2,200 pharmacies and 220 clinics across the country.

 

Lions Club Sandusky

The Sandusky Lions Club was founded on May 7, 1925. The mission is to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions Clubs.

 

Major Crimes Unit 

The Major Crimes Unit conducts narcotic, gang and major crimes investigations for the participating agencies. The unit also provides additional manpower, equipment and other operational resources to agencies as needed. 

 

Operation Street Smart : Youth Education

Operation Street Smart Youth Education is a program started in 2012 that was specifically designed to address the needs of both parents and youths in Franklin County.  "Street Smart" addresses such issues by educating 5th, 7th and 9th grade students of the negative health effects of drugs.

 

Project FORT (Fairfield County Overdose Response Team)

The Fairfield County Overdose Response Team (F.O.R.T) is committed to eliminating overdose deaths, reducing the number of unintentional drug overdoses, and connecting people with substance use disorders and families to available prevention, education, treatment and recovery services. We hope you share this page so that we can better serve the Fairfield County Community. For more info, email FORT@fairfieldcountyohio.gov or call (740) 901-1598.

 

 

National Partners

Federal

Department of Justice:  Office of Justice Programs (OJP)

The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) provides innovative leadership to federal, state, local, and tribal justice systems, by disseminating state-of-the art knowledge and practices across America, and providing grants for the implementation of these crime fighting strategies. Because most of the responsibility for crime control and prevention falls to law enforcement officers in states, cities, and neighborhoods, the federal government can be effective in these areas only to the extent that it can enter into partnerships with these officers. 

 

Department of Justice:   Violence Reduction Network (VRN) 

The National Guard’s Counterdrug Program’s mission is to use the National Guard’s resources to help create the best opportunity for America’s youth to make the decision to be drug-free. They work with local law enforcement, education and community based organizations to reduce the chances of exposure of illegal drugs to our nation’s children.

 

Department of Health & Human Services (HHS):  Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.  SAMHSA promotes and implements prevention and early intervention strategies to reduce the impact of mental and substance use disorders in America’s communities.

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)

The mission of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention is to improve behavioral health through evidence-based prevention approaches.

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)

The mission of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is to promote community-based substance abuse treatment and recovery services for individuals and families in every community. CSAT provides national leadership to improve access, reduce barriers, and promote high quality, effective treatment and recovery services.

 

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) 

CDC remains committed to advancing a public health approach to preventing drug overdose death and applies its scientific expertise to help curb the epidemic in three ways: improving data quality and surveillance to monitor and respond to the epidemic; strengthening state efforts by scaling up effective public health interventions; and equipping health care providers with the data and tools needed to improve the safety of their patients. 

 

Non-Government Organizations

 

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) 

CADCA is the premier membership organization representing those working to make their communities safe, healthy, and drug-free. CADCA has members in every U.S. state and territory and is working in 18 countries around the world. Special programs within CADCA are supporting returning veterans and their families and training youth leaders to be effective agents of change –all through the coalition model. Since 1992, CADCA has demonstrated that when all sectors of a community come together —social change happens. 

 

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids (Partnership) 

Founded in 1987 as an anti-drug advertising campaign and formerly known as the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, the Partnership is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and helping families impacted by addiction. The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids translates the science of teen drug use and addiction for families, providing parents with direct support to prevent and cope with teen drug and alcohol abuse. On their website, families can find the information they need to understand the ever-changing drug landscape, which now includes abuse of prescription drugs. In addition to support and resources for parents, Partnership reaches youth directly through teen-targeted efforts. 

 

DEA Educational Foundation 

Established in 2001, the DEA Educational Foundation educates the American public on the various costs and consequences of drugs on society through support of the educational programs and exhibits of the DEA Museum and the operation of DEA Youth Dance Program in more than 30 cities around the country. 

 

Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks 

The Elks National Drug Awareness Program, established in 1982, is the largest volunteer drug awareness program in the United States. The Elks are committed to eliminating the use and abuse of illegal drugs by all members of society and believe that in order to ensure a bright future for our country, it is essential that our children be raised in a drug-free environment. The Elks possess a dedicated army of volunteers who freely give their time and talents to what they describe as “a most noble cause.” 

 

Boys & Girls Clubs 

The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. A Boys & Girls Club provides: a safe place to learn and grow; ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals; and Life-enhancing programs and character development experiences. Their community-based Delinquency and Gang Prevention/Intervention Initiative targets young people ages 6 to 18 that are at high risk for involvement or are already involved with delinquency and gangs. These youth and teens are directed to positive alternatives and learn about violence prevention.

 

Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts of America 

Boy Scouts -- One of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. For over a century, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun.

The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through over a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society Drugs: A Deadly Game! is the drug abuse prevention awareness program of the Boy Scouts of America. It is a drug education experience designed to stimulate discussion in small groups and classroom settings and to get children talking—and learning—about the dangers of drug use and abuse.

Girl Scouts -- Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Gil Scouts sees itself as the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. With programs for girls from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to do something amazing.

 

 

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