It is your responsibility to know the law. Ignorance does not equal innocence. This guide was created as an aid in understanding more about the laws against criminal behavior, how they apply to you, and the potential consequences for breaking them. Knowing the law can help in making good decisions about your education, your job or your behavior. It will also help you to understand your rights, meet your responsibilities and respect yourself and others.


While every attempt has been made to include current, accurate information about the law, it is intended only as a guide. The information included is not intended as an authoritative interpretation of the law. Readers should consult with the law enforcement officials, the State Attorney’s Office or an attorney for any specific questions about the law.

What is the Opioid Crisis?

What is an opioid, and why have they become an epidemic?

Non-Opioid Alternatives

A guide to working with your healthcare practitioner to manage pain.

Brevard Medication Disposal

Help prevent medication abuse and misuse with a free and convenient way to help fight the opioid crisis.

211 Brevard

Your local online and phone helpline that offers crisis intervention and local service information 24 hours a day.

Know the Law

This guide was created as an aid in understanding more about the laws against criminal behavior.

DEA Take Back Day 2020

Saturday, October 24th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM


We are a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that exists to build a healthy, safe and substance abuse-free community in Brevard County. As a coalition we unite local organizations, businesses, agencies and individuals for the achievement of a common goal. Our efforts result in an improved quality of life in our community.


Sponsored by CFCHS, Inc. and the State of Florida, Department of Children and Families.