Illegal Drug Threat In the past decade, there has been significant growth in the illicit trafficking of drugs throughout the United States. The Houston area continues to be threatened due to the close proximity to the U.S.- Mexico border. Even with the strong law enforcement presence devoted to combating this threat, the quantity of drugs being transported through the region remains staggering. Read more >>
The Dark Wire - Not in Vein
The drugs your kids don't know they're taking - a documentary about open borders and the cartels crossing them to kill our kids.
Due to the growth of drug abuse nationally and as a preventative measure, the Houston HIDTA has created this website, StopDrugs Houston to educate the public about dangerous drug activity and provide a way for residents to report tips to provide leads for law enforcement. This community policing initiative has been designed to help keep our neighborhoods and families safe from illegal drugs and related criminal activity. Read More >>
StopDrugs Houston Media Partners
Report Drug Crimes Help us identify drug related crimes within our community by submitting an anonymous tip. Click on the button below to submit a tip.
A clever marketing campaign has led you to believe marijuana is safe. See how marijuana has evolved. The darkside of the marijuana industry. Addiction, evironmental destruction, THC extraction, and the marketing towards today's youth. Click here for trailer or see full documentary below.
Under The Influence? Warning Signs Signs that let you know whether or not someone you know might be using drugs. Learn more >>
So You Think You Want To Try Drugs? If you think using drugs is a good idea, you need to learn how drugs affect every aspect of your life. The consequences are simply not worth the temporary feelings drugs offer. Learn more >>
COVID-19: Potential Implications for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders
As people across the U.S. and the rest of the world contend with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the research community should be alert to the possibility that it could hit some populations with substance use disorders (SUDs) particularly hard. Because it attacks the lungs, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 could be an especially serious threat to those who smoke tobacco or marijuana or who vape. People with opioid use disorder (OUD) and methamphetamine use disorder may also be vulnerable due to those drugs’ effects on respiratory and pulmonary health. Additionally, individuals with a substance use disorder are more likely to experience homelessness or incarceration than those in the general population, and these circumstances pose unique challenges regarding transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19. All these possibilities should be a focus of active surveillance as we work to understand this emerging health threat. <<Full