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Power Session: A Conversation with the Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration

Thursday, February 6, 2020
10:45 AM
12:00 PM
National Harbor 10-11


Come to this interactive workshop to hear from DEA Acting Administrator Dhillon about national current and emerging drug trends and their impact on your community. Mr. Dhillon will share the Administration’s priorities and goals to address our nation’s drug problems, including the Administration’s response to the prescription opioid and heroin problem that is affecting communities around the nation. In this interview-style session, Mr. Dhillon will share his views about the importance of law enforcement and prevention working together to respond to local drug and crime problems, and he will talk about DEA’s community outreach and prevention support efforts to help communities respond to and increase awareness about the drug problem.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able:

1. To learn about current and emerging drug trends.
2. To understand the Administration’s response to the nation’s drug problems.
3. To identify DEA resources to support your local prevention efforts.

30th Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA's 16th Prevention Day


Uttam Dhillon
Acting Administrator
Drug Enforcement Administration