Drug Detection and Deterrence (DDD)



  Welcome to the Navy Drug Detection and Deterrence (DDD) (OPNAV N173A)



Our Mission
Our mission is to support Fleet readiness by fighting drug use.


January DDD Newsletter
Check out the latest news from Navy Drug Detection and Deterrence. Read up on the resources available to Service Members from Operation Supplement Safety, learn more about Delta-8 THC, get facts about how a healthy lifestyle can minimize stress plus find messages to share, upcoming events and more. Download the January newsletter.

Hemp and CBD Product Guidance
With the holiday season in full swing, Sailors may encounter hemp and CBD products as they travel home for the holidays. ALNAV 074/20 clarifies Navy's prohibition on the use of hemp-derived products including but not limited to cannabidiol (CBD). Check out our fact sheet with information and FAQs on hemp and CBD products, available to download and disseminate here.

UPC Course Available Online
The UPC Course is back online. Search for it on Navy e-Learning. Full instructions to access the course are available on our Education and Training page.

Changes to Webinars
Webinars are no longer broadcast via DCS and are now conducted via Microsoft Teams. Current webinar participants have received an updated invite with a link to Microsoft Teams. To be added to the webinar calendar invite for Teams, please send an email to MILL_NDSP@NAVY.MIL.

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.

Learn about the new iFTDTL portal and how to gain access on our updated iFTDTL page. You can also find frequently asked questions (FAQs) by clicking 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 determination:  MILL_N170D_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

January is Healthy Weight Month
Weight issues are common in both the civilian and military population. Many factors can contribute to weight concerns, from diet to exercise to preexisting conditions. Maintaining a healthy weight can be challenging, especially with the other stressors we may deal with on a daily basis. January is Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center's Healthy Weight Month. Find more information about the steps you can take to get to and maintain a healthy weight here.


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