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.
Join the DEA Museum virtually on June 17 for the latest installment of their lecture series.
(Denver Post, April 22) Potent marijuana is harmful to the mental health of young people, according to research.
New initiative focuses on stemming the tide of synthetic fentanyl flowing into the United States.
These science-based animated videos, produced by Operation Prevention, teach students about the most common forms of substance misuse. Watch.
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.
Using the illegal stimulants or misusing the prescriptions can lead to high blood pressure and can potentially cause a stroke. Watch this video lesson to learn more.
Watch the video to learn more about the long-term effects of steroid use.
Using marijuana can slow your reaction time and speed up your heart rate. It can also cause lung and breathing problems.
Watch the video below to learn more. EDUCATORS: Head over to the Operation Prevention website for an accompanying activity.
Did you know that inhalants can prevent the brain from getting its much-needed oxygen?
Watch the animated video below to learn more. EDUCATORS: Head over to the Operation Prevention website for an accompanying activity.
Misusing these prescription drugs can cause slurred speech, dizziness, a lack of coordination, and much more. Watch the video to learn more.
(Health Day News, March 11) According to a new study, THC, the ingredient in marijuana that causes a user’s high, can remain in a mother’s breast milk for up to six weeks after she uses the drug.
(Health Day News, April 2) Cocaine deaths have increased in recent years because more people are combining the drug with an opioid, according to a new report.
(UN News, March 25) Worldwide, drug use among adults over 65 has increased in recently, according to a report from the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB).
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Temperatures are finally creeping up and after months of being cooped up in the house, you probably can’t wait to go outside and hang out with your friends.
During this public service announcement, Miss America Camille Schrier promotes GetSmartAboutDrugs.com
(Partnership to End Addiction) While the hope is that your child will readily and quickly agree to treatment, don’t despair if they first say no or need more time to think about it. There will be opportunities to raise the subject again. Managing your expectations around them engaging with, and staying in, treatment are a part of good self-care.