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2020 Red Ribbon Week Rally

The 2020 Red Ribbon Week Rally featured youth musical performances, a keynote speech from Miss America Camille Schrier, and much more!

Together at Home: Youth Dance Program Stays Strong During Pandemic

The DEA Youth Dance Program was created to empower kids by providing a free and positive after-school alternative to drug misuse through dance.


DEA Museum Lecture: Smuggling Stories

Join the DEA Museum virtually on June 17 for the latest installment of their lecture series.

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Video Lessons

​These science-based animated videos, produced by Operation Prevention, teach students about the most common forms of substance misuse. Watch.

Steroids: Bigger and Stronger

Video Lesson: Steroids

Watch the video to learn more about the long-term effects of steroid use.

Marijuana: Super Dopey

Video Lesson: Marijuana

Using marijuana can slow your reaction time and speed up your heart rate. It can also cause lung and breathing problems.

Inhalants: Dear Lungs

Video Lesson: Inhalants

Did you know that inhalants can prevent the brain from getting its much-needed oxygen?

Hallucinogens: A Bad Trip

Video Lesson: Hallucinogens

Hallucinogens - like LSD, peyote, and mushrooms - can cause permanent damage to the user's brain.

Depressants: Dear Senses

Video Lesson: Depressants

Misusing these prescription drugs can cause slurred speech, dizziness, a lack of coordination, and much more. Watch the video to learn more.

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PSA: Little Monsters

​The University of Miami is one of the two schools that won first place in the 2020 Red Ribbon Week Campus PSA Contest!