Drug Prevention

Drug prevention is critical to a safe community, and education and information are important tools in the fight. Please consider the following resources provided by your Surprise Police Department.

Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona
Drug Abuse

A special investigative video report produced by advanced journalism students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication on the growing perils of heroin and opioid use.

Surprise Police Chief Michael Frazier was on the steering committee for the project and is featured in the report.

A downloadable guide is available for those who are looking for information on resources such as crisis lines, support groups, interventions, and detox centers.

Click here to watch the Hooked documentary

Click here to view the Call Center Resource & Recovery Guidebook


Prescription Drug Epidemic
Prescriptions

More Arizona teens get high on prescription medicine than cocaine, meth and Ecstasy combined. It is the fastest-growing drug problem in our country and considered an epidemic by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Learn more, here: http://www.drugfreeaz.org/rx