Resource Guide

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Name Website
Hope Street DE URL

Hope Street DE strives to create a community that treats addiction as a mental health condition. We provide services for all stages of recovery, including treatment, housing, occupational therapy, child friendly environments, peer support and life-skill coaching. All with a feeling of tolerance, warmth, and safety.

The Heroin Trap URL

The Heroin Trap: A drug prevention awareness campaign coordinated by New Castle County Heroin Alert and New Castle County Police Department. Age: All. Gender: All. Locations: Visit website for details. Phone: 302-395-8050.

Heroin Alert URL

Heroin Alert: New Castle County Police Department’s Marie Allen make presentations to schools and community groups about the dangers of heroin and the opportunities for treatment.

Prescription Drug Action Committee

Prescription Drug Action Committee (PDAC): Public-private partnership started by the Division of Public Health and the Medical Society of Delaware to bring together multiple stakeholders to address the prescription drug abuse problem in Delaware.

Resources for talking with teens
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Helpline 800-662-HELP (4357)
How to reduce the abuse of prescription painkillers Download
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions: National membership organization representing more than 5,000 coalitions and affiliates nationwide.

atTAcK addiction

A grassroots advocacy group with chapters in all three counties and two transition houses in New Castle County. The nonprofit was formed by a group of parents who lost their children to accidental drug overdoses or have children impacted by addiction. Phone: 302-723-1992

University of Delaware’s Center for Drug and Health Studies

University of Delaware’s Center for Drug and Health Studies: A collaborative effort to develop innovative approaches in the treatment of drug addiction.

Practical website from the Drug Enforcement Agency for parents, educators and caregivers.

High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program URL

High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program (HIDTA): Operated through the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, HIDTA provides assistance to federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies operating in areas determined to be critical drug-trafficking regions of the United States. New Castle County is part of the Philadelphia-Camden HIDTA.