Drug Enforcement Administration to present A Compassionate Call to Action


Charleston, West Virginia – The Drug Enforcement Administration, Charleston District Office, will offer the next step of its “DEA360 Strategy”, with a Compassionate Call to Action Thursday, May 11.

During this Compassionate Call to Action, the issues of Stigma, Prevention, Treatment, Protecting the Public’s Health, First Responder Fatigue, Law Enforcement and A Comprehensive Approach to Addressing the Pills to Heroin Epidemic, will be discussed. 

The Keynote speaker will be Frances M. Harding, Director for Substance Abuse Prevention, Substance Abuse Prevention and Mental Health Services.  Dr. Harding is recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts in the field of alcohol and drug policy. 

During the Compassionate Call to Action, partners from the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department and the University Of Charleston School Of Pharmacy will be providing Naloxone training and a take home Naloxone kit to participants.