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Henrico strives to create a healthy, drug-free community. In recognition of RedRibbonWeek (Oct. 23-31), the county and its Heroin Task Force have developed a six-part video series to discourage drug use and promote treatment and recovery for those struggling with addiction.

If a teenager is using drugs, he or she may have items in a backpack or bedroom that might seem innocuous. Parents need to recognize the warning signs.


Upcoming Events

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The city of Richmond and the counties of Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover presented a free summit on Thursday, October 26, 2017, which examined and identified solutions for the alarming rise of heroin and opioid abuse in central Virginia.




Our Mission

The overall mission of the Heroin Task Force is to stop the opiate overdose deaths in our community and to promote treatment for the citizens that are affected by this epidemic.