Strategic Partners

What is a Strategic Partner?

Strategic Partners are agencies, associations, or organizations, that have expertise in areas related to substance abuse, misuse and criminal diversion of drugs. They are not in any legal agreement with NADDI, but are simply vetted contacts that have innovative, educational, and intellectual means to assist in addressing the obstacles faced by our common stakeholders.

Each of the listed Strategic Partners has a considerable amount of expertise in their respective niche and can provide knowledge and technical expertise in the most innovative, educational, and intellectual means to addressing the growing drug problems across the United States.

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Our Partners

ASIS Pharmaceutical Security Council

Promotes security leadership and cooperation between all segments of the pharmaceutical industry. Serves as a progressive source of information, as well as sponsors and supports programs on security issues affecting the industry. Ensures representation of the entire supply chain, from manufacturing all the way to the patient.

Collaborative for CBD Science & Safety (CCSS)

Launched in January of 2015, the Collaborative for Effective Prescription The Collaborative for CBD Science and Safety (CCSS) provides a forum for stakeholders to exchange information, build alliances around shared interests and priorities, and respond to policies and practices affecting cannabidiol (CBD) research, safety and quality.

Collaborative for Effective Prescription Opioid Policies (CEPOP)

Launched in January of 2015, the Collaborative for Effective Prescription Opioid Policies (CEPOP) engages diverse stakeholders behind a comprehensive and balanced public policy strategy to reduce prescription opioid abuse and promote treatment options, both for those living with chronic pain and confronting addiction.  Convened by the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, the Honorable Mary Bono, and the Trust for America’s Health, CEPOP is growing rapidly with involvement from patient and family advocacy, provider, public health, dispensing, distribution, and manufacturing organizations. Today, over 60 organizations have participated in this effort!

Drug Free America Foundation

Drug Free America Foundation, Inc. is a drug prevention and policy organization committed to developing strategies that prevent drug use and promote sustained recovery. The Drug Free America Foundation, Inc. vision is a world where all people live free of the burden of drug abuse. Drug Free America Foundation is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s criminal law enforcement arm, OCI protects the American public by conducting criminal investigations of illegal activities involving FDA-regulated products, arresting those responsible, and bringing them before the Department of Justice for prosecution.

Since 1993, OCI has investigated thousands of criminal schemes involving a broad range of criminal conduct, including

  • Distribution of foreign counterfeit, unapproved, and misbranded medical products
  • Major organized illicit diversion of prescription drugs
  • Fraudulent schemes involving ineffective AIDS, cancer, and Alzheimer cures
  • Large-scale product-substitution conspiracies
  • Application and clinical investigator fraud, and
  • Health fraud involving FDA-regulated drugs and medical devices
Guidepost Solutions

Guidepost Solutions is a leader in domestic and international investigations, compliance solutions, monitoring, and security and technology consulting. We work wherever your needs take us – whether on the ground around the globe – or from one of our offices located in Bogotá, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Honolulu, London, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Palm Beach, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Francisco, Seattle, Singapore, Walnut Creek, and Washington, DC.

The Healthcare Diversion Network, a nonprofit association dedicated to preventing drug diversion, announced the launch of, a first-of-its-kind forum that aims to compile all known healthcare diversion incidents into a single national database. The new online forum is the first step in building national dialogue and transparency around one of the most critical, yet often unspoken, risks associated with the opioid crisis.

Legislative Analysis and Public Policy Association (LAPPA)

The Legislative Analysis and Public Policy Association (LAPPA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to conduct legal and legislative research and analysis and draft legislation on effective law and policy in the areas of public safety and health, substance use disorders, and the criminal justice system.


The purpose of the National Association of State Controlled Substances Authorities is to provide a forum for the discussion and exchange of information and ideas, to develop, implement and monitor ongoing strategies and to curtail the abuse, misuse and diversion of controlled substances. Further, to advocate for continued enhancement, funding and utilization of programs to limit the inappropriate use and diversion of controlled substances. Furthermore, to provide the expertise and a unified voice of its membership in collaborating and educating: 1) local, state and federal law enforcement, regulatory authorities, public policy makers; 2) authorized prescribers, dispensers and distributors, and 3) the community at large for the sole purpose of improving the public health in the appropriate use of controlled substances.


The N-DEx system provides criminal justice agencies with an online tool for sharing, searching, linking, and analyzing information across jurisdictional boundaries. A national repository of criminal justice records submitted by agencies from around the nation, N-DEx enables users to “connect the dots” between data on people, places, and things that may seem unrelated in order to link investigations and investigators.

National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB)

With a 108-year heritage, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is the nation’s premier not-for-profit organization dedicated exclusively to fighting insurance fraud and crime. We partner with insurance companies, consumers and law enforcement to combat insurance fraud and theft.

Operation Parent

Educating Parents. Saving Families.

Fifteen years ago, my husband and I were in the thick of raising our five children ages 9, 11, 14, 17 and 19. Our 19-year-old son was in a terrible fight that could have resulted in felony charges and a prison sentence.  At the same time, our 17-year-old daughter was in an unhealthy dating relationship and pulling away from our family.  To say we felt inadequate as parents would be an understatement.  I felt shame, guilt, confusion, and alone.  We knew our family was at a crossroad and something had to change.  That “something” was us.  Mom and Dad had to change.  We needed to raise our awareness, educate ourselves on some tough issues, have a few uncomfortable conversations, and disrupt some “life” patterns.  I call it our “parent makeover” and it changed everything for the better!  We grew in our parenting, we grew in our faith, and I started Operation Parent with the hope that no parent would ever feel alone or lack the resources they need to be the parent God made them to be.

Mission – To love and support parents by providing real-world information, connection, and hope.

VisionA world where the sacred privilege of parenting is embraced in every home.

Being a kid in today’s world is tough. BEING A PARENT EVEN TOUGHER. we’ve got your back!

Check out our resources on our website.

Operation Engage (DEA)

A comprehensive approach that will target the top drug threat identified by the local DEA division while continuing to focus on drug trafficking, violence, and crime reduction. Each division will designate a city or region and will customize their drug use prevention and community outreach efforts by identifying the drugs that affect individuals and families in the designated areas and identify evidence-informed strategies that best fit community needs.

See the Operation Engage factsheet. (PDF)

The Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM)

The Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM) is a public health group committed to the safety of prescription drugs and protecting consumers against counterfeit, substandard or otherwise unsafe medicines. PSM follows a set of principles to support quality assurance programs and establish a drug distribution system that is without compromise.

HDA Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition (PCSC)

In 2017, PCSC became a service offering of the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA), the national organization representing primary pharmaceutical distributors. HDA members are the vital link between the nation’s pharmaceutical manufacturers and more than 200,000 pharmacies, hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics and others nationwide.

Police, Treatment, and Community Collaborative (PTACC)

PTACC is a nonprofit coalition of independent organizations and agencies that have come together on a shared mission to strategically enhance the quantity and quality of community behavioral health, social service, and housing options through engagement in deflection and pre-arrest diversion. PTACC is a national collaborative comprised of 47 organizations and agencies (and growing), most of which are themselves national or international in scope. Since 2016, PTACC has grown rapidly as the national voice of and knowledge leader for the field of deflection and pre-arrest diversion, promoting its growth and development for substance-use disorders, mental health, housing, and services.

Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network

The purpose of the Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network is to improve implementation and delivery of effective substance abuse prevention interventions, and provide training and technical assistance services to the substance abuse prevention field.  It does this by developing and disseminating tools and strategies needed to improve the quality of substance abuse prevention efforts; providing intensive technical assistance and learning resources to prevention professionals in order to improve their understanding of prevention science, epidemiological data, and implementation of evidence-based and promising practices; and, developing tools and resources to engage the next generation of prevention professionals.

RX 360

Our organization complements local measures impacting the life sciences and medical device industries that are being implemented by legislators, regulators and other organizations, with the goal of achieving consistent supply chain standards worldwide.

Center for Public Safety

CPSI is our overall program, MCTFT and RCPI are within CPSI, but are worth noting as quick links to training opportunities.

Center for Public Safety Innovation (CPSI)

The Center for Public Safety Innovation’s (CPSI’s) mission is to develop and deliver high quality training for law enforcement, emergency and first responders, military personnel, and the general public. CPSI training focuses on public safety, the disaster preparedness cycle, illegal drug interdiction, community engagement, and enhanced quality of life for all.

Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training (MCTFT)

MCTFT provides tuition-free training in counterdrug and counter transnational organized crime to combatant commands, interagency, and narcotics law enforcement officers.

Regional Community Policing Institute (RCPI)

The RCPI provides progressive public safety training throughout the U.S., the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. RCPI’s training topics include human trafficking, ethics and integrity, sexual predator/offender awareness, dealing with the mentally ill and problem-solving strategies in community policing.

Victoria's Voice Foundation

Victoria’s Voice was born from the tragic loss of David and Jackie Siegel’s 18-year-old daughter Victoria to a drug overdose in 2015. Since then, David and Jackie have committed to turning the tragedy of Victoria’s death into a national platform for drug awareness and prevention and saving lives from overdose.

Save Our Kids Education and Prevention Programs

Victoria’s Voice offers a diverse collection of education and prevention programming to meet the needs of communities and at-risk populations nationwide. To date, the Foundation’s Save Our Kids educational programming – including its FREE Vital Signs program for parents – has positively impacted nearly one million youth, parents and community members.

Get. Give. Save. Movement

Victoria’s Voice is leading a 12-month national campaign to make naloxone distribution affordable and accessible to every home, business, community center, school, church, doctor’s office and public facility. Join the Movement to access campaign toolkits, co-brand the resources and commit to help save lives from overdose.

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