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Current RADAR Center Hours:

Monday, Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 9am-5pm

We will still serve our patrons through online ordering or requests through email (shipping within the state of Idaho) at any time!  We may also be available for one-on-one appointments outside of these hours-please email radar@boisestate.edu to schedule.

You may call/email to inquire about office hours to ensure we’re open.
208-426-3471, radar@boisestate.edu

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Our November Newsletter is now available!

The monthly publication from the RADAR Center provides a brief overview of new materials and announcements at our resource center as well as information about relevant events in the Treasure Valley Community, webinars and free trainings.

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The Largest Virtual Music Festival Ever

TEMPO (Training and Empowering Musicians to Prevent Overdose), the National Harm Reduction Coalition, and Musicians For Overdose Prevention are presenting the world’s largest virtual music festival on Tuesday, August 31st which is the International Overdose Awareness Day.

Over 40 artists will be streaming short performances from across the globe, in-person or online shows, and distributing them through their social media pages.


Better Together Conference

The event is organized by Justice Alliance for Vulnerable Adults and the Idaho Commission on Aging. It focuses on strengthening partnerships to prevent abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable adults. The conference is hybrid and will take place on the 16th of September at Boise State University. It includes expert panels on topics relevant to social services, first responders, health care providers, guardians, the legal and public health community, and elected officials.

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Justice Alliance for Vulnerable Adults (JAVA)


International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day – 31st of August – raises awareness of overdose, stimulates action and discussion, fights with stigma, remembers those who died, and acknowledges the grief of the family and friends left behind.

We added new overdose awareness resources to our website. Get them for free:

Opioids Factsheet

The Signs of Opioid Overdose

The PDFs linked to the physical products are available after clicking on the buttons above.

Check out also an IOAD event that will take place in Boise on the 31st of August:

International Overdose Awareness Day Boise


The Electronic Cigarette Dragon: The Public Health Concern That Became a Criminal Justice Challenge

NDEWS monitors emerging drug use trends to enable health experts, researchers, and concerned citizens across the country to respond quickly to potential outbreaks of illicit drugs such as heroin and to identify increased use of designer synthetic compounds.

Michelle R. Peace, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Forensic Science, Virginia Commonwealth University has provided site users with slides and information regarding what to watch out for, what they look like and how to discuss this new concern.


SAMHSA Treatment Resources For Opioid Use Disorder-Flyer (PDF)

The flyer lists opioid use disorder resources for individual and community members and practitioners.


The Opioid Epidemic

Mapping and analytics company Esri created an interactive series of maps demonstrating the widespread impact of opioids. The maps show where opioids are most prevalent and where drug poisoning deaths are happening across the country. Counties and cities can also learn how to map their own data to take action against abuse and addiction.


NDEWS: National Drug Early Warning System

word map with summary and overview highlighted in the image

NDEWS monitors emerging drug use trends to enable health experts, researchers, and concerned citizens across the country to respond quickly to potential outbreaks of illicit drugs such as heroin and to identify increased use of designer synthetic compounds.


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