Welcome to the Navy Drug and Alcohol Deterrence (DAD) (OPNAV N173)
Support Fleet readiness by fighting drug and alcohol misuse.
WHAT'S NEW IN OPNAV N173?
Please be advised that there are ongoing changes to this web page as we consolidate information from the drug and alcohol programs. As a result, some links may be temporarily broken, particularly in documents. For assistance, contact our office.
October DDD Newsletter
Read up on risk factors and effects of substance use in women, find out about Red Ribbon Week 2022, and learn how to maintain access to IFTDTL, plus get information on upcoming events and more. Download the October newsletter.
ADAMS for Leaders Available
Alcohol and Drug Abuse for Managers/Supervisors (ADAMS) for Leaders. The updated ADAMS for Leaders course is now available again on Navy e-Learning. Full instructions to access all courses are available on our Training page.
OPNAVINST 5350.4E and OPGUIDES Now Available
OPNAV Instruction 5350.4E is approved as of 28 March and available online here. Find a summary of changes here. Updated OPGUIDES for ADCOs, DAPAs, UPCs, Support Programs and others are now available for download to reflect the new Instruction on the Policy & OPGuides page.
Hemp, CBD, and Infused Energy Drink Guidance
ALNAV 074/20 clarifies Navy's prohibition on the use of hemp-derived products including but not limited to cannabidiol (CBD). This poster has information about energy drinks containing hemp/CBD. Find a fact sheet with information and FAQs on hemp and CBD products here.
COVID-19 Updates and OPNAV N173A Response
NAVADMIN 100/21 announces the full resumption of urinalysis testing but with the precautions and procedures to test safely in a COVID-19 environment. The briefing card with frequently asked questions about the NAVADMIN is available here. You can also read the full NAVADMIN 100/21.
Check out our updated iFTDTL page and find frequently asked questions (FAQs) here.
Please send all iFTDTL and NDSP/UPC inquiries to the respective email addresses below, or call the Support Desks and leave a voicemail message if not answered immediately. OPNAV N173A staff is teleworking and limited to answering one line at a time.
iFTDTL support: (901) 874-2458; MILL_DTADMIN@NAVY.MIL
Command letters of RECOMMENDATION (Formerly DETERMINATION): MILL_N17_DDR@NAVY.MIL
Synthetic drug testing: (901) 874-4232; MILL_SDTESTREQ@NAVY.MIL
ADMITS: (901) 874-4214; MILL_N17_ADMITS@NAVY.MIL
USMC: (703) 784-9526
NDSP support/password reset: (901) 874-4204; MILL_NDSP@NAVY.MIL
September is Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Month
Understanding the risks and warning signs of suicide is essential for prevention, and knowing what resources are available to Service members is helpful for dealing with mental health concerns. September is Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center’s Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Month. Find tips on to how to help yourself, a fellow Sailor, or other loved one from NMCPHC's toolbox here. You can also visit Navy Suicide Prevention for more information and resources.
Department of the Navy
21st Century Sailor Office
DDD OPNAV N173
Bldg 457 Rm 249
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN 38055-6000