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:
Monday – Wednesday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Drop-ins are welcome!
We will be open Thursdays if there is a holiday during our regular office week.
You may call to inquire about office hours to ensure we’re open.
- 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.
- 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.
Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover. The annual theme is Join the Voices for Recovery: Invest in Health, Home, Purpose, and Community. The 2018 theme explores how integrated care, a strong community, sense of purpose, and leadership contributes to effective treatments that sustain the recovery of persons with mental and substance use disorders.
National Wellness Week is held during the third week of September (September 16 – 22 in 2018) and shares the message that practicing wellness provides an essential foundation for good health. Since the founding of National Wellness Week in 2011, at least 300 organizations in 46 states, Puerto Rico, and Guam have celebrated wellness with more than 700 wellness-related events and activities.
September 16th – 22nd, 2018
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® links students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, social media, TV, movies, music, or from friends.
January 22nd – 27th, 2019
The flyer lists opioid use disorder resources for individual and community members and practitioners.
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 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.
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