General Resources


Our mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.


Drug Free Action Alliance is a statewide, 501C3 non profit charitable organization founded in 1987. The DFAA delivers up to date information and develops initiatives that serve the immediate needs of those working to prevent substance abuse throughout the State of Ohio


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and human services that leads public efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance and mental illness on America’s communities.

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Prevention FIRST!, formerly the Coalition for a Drug-Free Greater Cincinnati, was founded in 1996 by now Senator Rob Portman, Ohio First Lady Emeritus Hope Taft, Rev. Dr. Damon Lynch, and Former P&G Chairman John Pepper as a comprehensive effort to address youth substance abuse. The Coalition serves the population of the tri-state region where Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky converge.


Tall Cop Says Stop™ was created by Officer Jermaine Galloway, an Idaho law enforcement officer since 1997. Regarded as one of America’s top experts in various drug and alcohol trends, he has specialized in underage drinking and drug enforcement for more than 15 years. Since 2009, Officer Galloway has won four national awards and one international award for his work. In addition to his numerous talks at conferences and other events, he has personally trained more than 105,000 people nationwide. Officer Galloway’s many years of experience have taught him one thing above all else. In his words, “You can’t stop what you don’t know™.”


The mission of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and bring to the criminal and civil justice system of the United States, or any other competent jurisdiction, those organizations and principal members of organizations, involved in the growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances appearing in or destined for illicit traffic in the United States; and to recommend and support non-enforcement programs aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances on the domestic and
international markets.