Office of National Drug Control Policy
The principal purpose of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is to establish policies, priorities, and objectives for the nation's drug control program. The goals of the program are to reduce illicit drug use, manufacturing, and trafficking, drug-related crime and violence, and drug-related health consequences. To achieve these goals, the Director of ONDCP is charged with producing the National Drug Control Strategy.
Selected Programs and Initiatives
- High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas enhances and coordinates drug control efforts among local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. The program provides agencies with coordination, equipment, technology, and additional resources to combat drug trafficking and its harmful consequences in critical regions of the United States.
- Drug Free Communities Support Program provides funding to community coalitions to strengthen the infrastructure among local partners to create and sustain a reduction in local youth substance abuse.