Diversion Control Division, US Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration

OPIOID PHE Information Page

OPIOID Public Health Emergency (PHE) Information Page

The mission of Drug Enforcement Administrations (DEA), Diversion Control Division is to prevent, detect, and investigate the diversion of controlled pharmaceuticals and listed chemicals from legitimate sources while ensuring an adequate and uninterrupted supply for legitimate medical, commercial, and scientific needs.

During this National Emergency the Diversion Control Division is working with our Federal partners including ASPR, FEMA, HHS, FDA, ONDCP, SAMSHA, and members of the White House Task Force; DEA registrants; and representatives of the medical and health-care associations to assure that there is an adequate supply of controlled substances in the United States. The DEA will also work to assure that patients will have access to necessary drug products containing controlled substances.

View DEA guidance document regarding COVID-19 flexibilities here.

Temporary Rule: Temporary Extension of COVID-19 Telemedicine Flexibilities for Prescription of Controlled Medications

COVID19 Guidance Documents extended to OPIOID Epidemic:

Emergency Disaster Relief
Search for Year Round Pharmaceutical Disposal Locations.
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal here.
RX Abuse Online

Diversion Control Division  •  8701 Morrissette Drive  •  Springfield, VA 22152  •  1-800-882-9539

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