National Drug Early Warning System

Tennessee Poison Center and the American Association of Poison Control Centers partner with other organizations to protect the nation’s public health in terms of surveillance. One such partner is the National Drug Early Warning System (NDEWS). 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.

The NDEWS website is