National HIDTA Assistance Center

High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program

National Emerging Threats Initiative (NETI)

NETI Mission Statement

To provide support for the identification, coordination, and implementation of a HIDTA strategy for emerging drug-related threats affecting designated HIDTA areas and the United States.

Profile Description – National Emerging Threats Initiative (NETI)

NETI is a poly-drug national trends, intelligence and best practices sharing initiative designated to coordinate HIDTA emerging threat strategies in affected HIDTA areas and the United States. The initiative focuses on systemic approaches to addressing the illegal drug supply including the diverted use of legal drugs along with the collateral issues of each. NETI is focused on intelligence sharing and best practices which address emerging drug threats and their associated issues and problems of concern. NETI provides support in the identification, coordination, and implementation of a HIDTA strategy for developing drug-related risks affecting designated HIDTA areas and in the United States.

NETI accomplishes this by identifying emerging drug threats and their patterns, as well as addressing each danger through the use of best practices and promoting cooperation among public safety, public health, regulators, treatment, and prevention entities.