Office of National Drug Control Policy

A Balanced Approach to Drug Policy

The Nation’s drug policy is based on the premise that, to be effective, our nation’s drug strategy must rely upon both public health and public safety. This approach is built upon the latest scientific research demonstrating that substance use disorders are a chronic disease of the brain that can be prevented and treated, and from which one can recover. Read more

Key Issues

The Office of National Drug Control Policy works to reduce drug use and its consequences. Currently, ONDCP is addressing these specific drug threats.