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Drug and Alcohol Deterrence


UPDATED/ VERIFIED 22 February 2024
OPNAV Instruction 5350.4E is most current version of instruction.


The OPNAV Instruction 5350.4E is the most current version of instruction and available to read online. Users please be advised that the correct links for the OPNAVINST 5350.4E are on the following document. 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. 

The February 2024 Newsletter is Live! You can access the link here.

Update to the Department of Defense Drug Testing Panel: Change in Cutoff for Codeine. You can access the link here 

Our Mission
Support Fleet readiness by fighting drug and alcohol misuse.

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.

Poppy Seeds Guidance
ALNAV 035/23 clarifies the Navy’s policy on the consumption of poppy seeds. Poppy seeds may be compromised with morphine and codeine, which can cause Service Members to test positive during a routine urinalysis testing. Therefore, in accordance with policy guidelines, refrain from any consumption of all food products and baked goods containing poppy seeds.

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.

February N173 newsletter focuses on Heart Health awareness month. The issue includes information associated with excessive alcohol consumption, how tobacco and e-cigarette use impacts heart health, and a highlight from our Drug Education for Youth (DEFY) program. Additionally, included in this issue is information on upcoming awareness observances, webinars, our prevention power-up topics, and training links. 

Social media: The Drug and Alcohol Deterrence office has social media presence on Facebook and YouTube. Check out the links below for more information on current substance misuse in the media and view our uploaded videos for insight on our prevention efforts; Facebook Link:
YouTube Link:

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Contact Us
To reach a team member within our office, contact us here.

Command letters of RECOMMENDATION (Formerly DETERMINATION); Innocent/Unknowing Ingestion Packages: 

Synthetic drug testing: (901) 874-4232

DEFY support:  (901) 874-3300

iFTDTL support: (901) 874-2458
USMC: (703) 784-9526

WebDTP/DTPLite/NDSP support: (901) 874-4204

ADMITS support: (901) 874-4214

Alcohol support:  (901) 874-4251  DSN: 312-882-4251

Primary Prevention Force



UPC, ADAMS for Leaders, DAPA Course Information

Webinars are currently conducted on Thursday via MS Teams.

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