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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:

Our office hours have changed! 

Current Hours:

Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by appointment

Drop-ins are welcome!

You may call to inquire about office hours to ensure we’re open.

208-426-3471

RADAR News

See Our July Newsletter

The monthly publication from the RADAR Center provides a brief overview of new materials and announcements at our resource center as well as information about relevant events in the Treasure Valley Community, webinars and free trainings.


  • 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.


The Electronic Cigarette Dragon: The Public Health Concern That Became a Criminal Justice Challenge

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.

Michelle R. Peace, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Forensic Science, Virginia Commonwealth University has provided site users with slides and information regarding what to watch out for, what they look like and how to discuss this new concern.


SAMHSA Treatment Resources For Opioid Use Disorder-Flyer

The flyer lists opioid use disorder resources for individual and community members and practitioners.


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.


 

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