An official website of the United States government
Here’s how you know
Official websites use .govA .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.
Secure .gov websites use HTTPSA lock (
A locked padlock
) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.
The use of medication along with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat substance use disorder and prevent opioid overdose is referred to as medication-assisted treatment (or MAT).
Wyatt tragically passed away at age 23 after taking a pill he thought was Xanax, but was actually laced with the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl.
We talk a lot about the effect peer pressure has on teens. But do you ever think about the role good mentors can play in the lives of young people?
This new guide offers information that can help you raise children who understand the risks of substance use.
The Drug Enforcement Administration warns the American public of the alarming increase in the lethality and availability of fake prescription pills containing fentanyl and methamphetamine.
As our nation remains in the midst of an opioid crisis, another disturbing trend has emerged: the use of fake medication.
Post-traumatic stress disorder – also known as PTSD – can develop after a person sees or experiences a shocking, scary, or dangerous event.
As the conversation about mental health has gotten louder in recent years, the number of resources online dedicated to awareness and treatment have also increased.
Operation Prevention, DEA and Discovery Education's joint educational initiative, recently launched a set of culture-based prevention materials for elementary and middle school students.
April 20, also known as “420,” is a day popular with many marijuana smokers. They see this date as an unofficial holiday and celebrate by getting high.