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Welcome to the Idaho RADAR Center

The Idaho RADAR Center provides free information about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs to Idaho residents only. It includes a Video Lending Library of over 900 titles and functions as a statewide information clearinghouse and resource referral center.

RADAR Center Hours:

Regular Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Drop-ins are welcome!

 

  • Boise State Institute for the Study of Behavioral Health and Addiction
    Administered by the Institute for the Study of Behavioral Health and Addiction

    The Center, a Boise State University program, is administered by the Institute for the Study of Behavioral Health and Addiction in conjunction with the College of Education and the College of Health Sciences.

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    We are located in the Chrisway Annex Building

    The Chrisway Annex, formerly known as the Health and Wellness Center, is located on the corner of University and Chrisway Drive.

  • Operation Prevention Video Challenge: Impact the Opioid Epidemic. Film a PSA for a chance at $10,000. DEA logo, DEA Educational Foundation logo, Discovery Education logo.
    DEA Student Video Contest

    The Operation Prevention Video Challenge encourages students to send a message to their peers about prescription opioid misuse by creating a 30-60 second original Public Service Announcement. Your students have a unique voice to reach their peers and raise awareness about the dangers of this widespread issue.

 

The Opioid Epidemic

Mapping and analytics company Esri created an interactive series of maps demonstrating the widespread impact of opioids. The maps show where opioids are most prevalent and where drug poisoning deaths are happening across the country. Counties and cities can also learn how to map their own data to take action against abuse and addiction.


NDEWS: National Drug Early Warning System

word map with summary and overview highlighted lg imageNDEWS monitors emerging drug use trends to enable health experts, researchers, and concerned citizens across the country to respond quickly to potential outbreaks of illicit drugs such as heroin and to identify increased use of designer synthetic compounds.


DEA Issues Alert on Fentanyl-Laced Heroinfet

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has issued a nationwide alert in response to a surge in overdose deaths from heroin laced with the narcotic drug fentanyl, the most potent opioid available for medical use. “Drug incidents and overdoses related to fentanyl are occurring at an alarming rate throughout the United States and represent a significant threat to public health and safety.”

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