“Fentanyl is the single deadliest drug threat our nation has ever encountered. Fentanyl is everywhere. From large metropolitan areas to rural America, no community is safe from this poison. We must take every opportunity to spread the word to prevent fentanyl-related overdose death and poisonings from claiming scores of American lives every day.” - DEA Administrator Anne Milgram
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The DEA Faces of Fentanyl Wall exhibit is located at DEA Headquarters, at 700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. Visitors can view the wall Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Please note: DEA Headquarters is a federal building, and visitors must comply with security rules and procedures. Guests over the age of 18 must present a valid government issued photo ID. All bags, purses, etc., will be screened, and guests will be required to step through a metal detector.
National Fentanyl Awareness Day
Spread the word to save a life. Illicit fentanyl is driving the recent increase in US drug overdose deaths.
National Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness Day
August 21st is a coordinated day of response by grassroots fentanyl awareness organizations and families impacted by fentanyl to educate the public about the dangers of illicit fentanyl.Learn More
Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness Day Resolution Unanimously Passes Senate
WASHINGTON – The Senate unanimously passed a resolution designating August 21, 2023 as Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness Day. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) co-led the legislation.
“Fentanyl overdoses are taking a tragic toll on families. I’m working to tackle the illegal production and distribution of this deadly drug from multiple directions: through legislation to close loopholes and by putting pressure on the administration to enforce the laws, hold adversaries like China accountable and secure the southern border. Driving awareness about the fentanyl flooding our communities adds momentum to our efforts to end this devastating epidemic,” Grassley said.