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Welcome to the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs

Prescription Drug Take Back ProgramAs of July 2012, the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP), formerly under the Department of Health, has become a department in its own right.  This change reflects a strong commitment by the Commonwealth to provide education, intervention and treatment programs to reduce the drug and alcohol abuse and dependency for all Pennsylvanians.

The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) is tasked with the following:

  • Developing and implementing programs designed to reduce substance abuse and dependency through quality prevention, intervention, rehabilitation and treatment programs.
  • Educating all Pennsylvanians on the effects and dangers drugs and alcohol abuse and dependency, and the threat they pose to public health.
  • Mitigating the economic impact of substance abuse for the citizens of Pennsylvania.

To contact us by phone or email please visit our contact webpage.

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