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Red Ribbon Week Photo Contest winners

What Inspired Winners of the 2022 National Red Ribbon Week Photo Contest?

Kids and adults representing the winning submissions for the 2022 National Red Ribbon Week Photo Contest share their inspirations for competing.

Mother and daughter

Understanding Your Kids' Social Media Use

Jodie Sweetin of "Full House" and "Fuller House" talks about keeping kids safe online with William (Bill) Bodner, special-agent-in-charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration's Los Angeles field division and Amy McCarthy of Boston Children's Hospital. The three discuss how retail drug trafficking has spread into social media, as well as how to regulate and monitor kids' Internet use.

Adult talks to student

Making a Difference in Your Home and Community

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Bring It On" actress Clare Kramer guest-hosts this episode and speaks with Catie Drew of the Drug Enforcement Administration and others, who share opioid educational resources that can be used by parents, teens, and teachers, as well as schools, faith-based organizations, scout organizations, and more.

Mother hugs daughter

Signs of Drug Use and What to Do If You Find Something

Jodie speaks with Timothy P. McMahon of the Drug Enforcement Administration and Amy McCarthy of Boston Children's Hospital about how kids hide drugs in plain sight and how to respond to drug abuse with love rather than anger.

Fentanyl pencil and rainbow pills

One Pill Can Kill

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Bring It On" actress Clare Kramer guest-hosts this episode and speaks with Wendy Woolcock of the Drug Enforcement Administration and Amy McCarthy of Boston Children's Hospital about how just two milligrams of fentanyl in a fake pill -- i.e. an amount equivalent to several pieces of salt or sugar on the end of a pencil tip -- is enough to kill an individual.

Drugs and alcohol

Preventing Drug Misuse Among College Students (Part 2)

Jodie speaks with the Drug Enforcement Administration's Senior Prevention Program Manager Rich Lucey and others about how to choose a school that is serious about substance use prevention.

Awkward Conversations Episode 3

Preventing Drug Misuse Among College Students (Part 1)

Jodie speaks with the Drug Enforcement Administration's Senior Prevention Program Manager Rich Lucey and others about the four main reasons students experiment with drugs and how college presents new opportunities for drug use.

Marijuana Use and It's Impact

Marijuana Use and Its Impact | Fact Check

Recovery advocate and mother Carleah Summers walks you through the makeup of marijuana, mental health and motor control problems caused by its use, and more.

Beware illicit fentanyl

Illicit Fentanyl PSA

Fentanyl poisoning is the #1 killer for individuals ages 18-45.

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Watch: 'Awkward Conversations' Podcast Series

The Drug Enforcement Administration is pleased to announce the next installment of its collaboration with the Elks Drug Awareness Program.