National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day takes places annually in April and October. You can dispose of any unwanted or expired prescription medications at the South Portland Police Department during Drug Take Back Day.
Additional information on the Drug Enforcement Agency's National Drug Take-Back Initiative can be found here.
Prom Safety Tips
Click here to download a prom safety bookmark developed by SoPo Unite.
Register your home with the South Portland Police Department to do property checks while you are away. Avoid property damage and civil liability caused by underage drinking or illegal drug use on your property.
Click here to learn more about the Key Program or to access the online/printable registration form.
South Portland Police Department Tipline
To report confidential tips related to underage drug or alcohol use, please call (207) 347-4100 or click here.
Student Intervention and Reintegration Program (SIRP)
SIRP is an evidence-based education based program for youth (ages 13-18) experimenting with alcohol or other drugs. The program empowers youth to make healthy decisions and reduce risk. A community champion conducts an informational meeting with parents and follows up with families to encourage success.
Click here to learn more about the SIRP Program and to view the upcoming class schedule.
Safe Storage and Marijuana
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids created a Marijuana Talk Kit to help parents navigate how to communicate with their children about marijuana.
Above the Influence: http://abovetheinfluence.com/
Maine Parents: http://www.maineparents.net/
Talk to Your Child About Alcohol: https://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/MakeADiff_HTML/makediff.htm#Talkingwith
The Cool Spot: https://www.thecoolspot.gov/
Too Smart to Start: https://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/Start.aspx
National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/