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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 mission is to engage, coordinate and lead the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s effort to prevent and reduce drug, alcohol and gambling addiction and abuse; and to promote recovery, thereby reducing the human and economic impact of the disease.  

Pennsylvanians living free, or in recovery, from the disease of drug, alcohol and gambling addiction, resulting in safer, healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives.

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

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