National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week is March 30 - April 5, 2020

Last Updated: Thursday, April 2, 2020

NDAFW logoThe DEA supports the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) during their annual National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW®). Held since 2010, NDAFW brings teens and scientific experts together to discuss the scientific facts about drugs, as well as their potential health effects on teen bodies and brains. 

In 2020, for the first time, the week-long observance will be held during the spring: March 30 - April 5, 2020.


Operating Remotely? You Can Still Participate in Facts Week

While events may be canceled due to COVID-19,  there are many ways you can participate in NDAFW virtually! 

Check out NIDA's site for a quiz, games and more drug education resources.


Test Your Drug IQ

On April 3, 2020 at 3 p.m. Eastern, NIDA and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) will host a Twitter Trivia Challenge. Follow the hashtag #NDAFW to answer questions about drugs and alcohol!




NIDA National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week Resources


National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week logo

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week® is March 30 - April 5, 2020! Join us in helping teens get the facts about drugs and alcohol.

Take the IQ Challenge!

Do you know the facts? Take the 2019 IQ Challenge and test your knowledge on drugs and alcohol.


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