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Toddler with pills

Drug Take Back Programs – Keeping Your Home Rx Safe

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Bring It On" actress Clare Kramer guest-hosts this episode of "Awkward Conversations" and talks to DEA Public Information Officer Carlos Briano, professional wrestler JTG, and others about keeping your home Rx safe for kids. Tune in to learn tips on this, how to talk about safe medication use with kids, and information on the DEA Drug Take Back program.

Father and daughter

The Talk (Part 2)

Jodie Sweetin from "Full House" and "Fuller House" discusses how to keep kids' dignity intact while helping them navigate situations involving drug use, with Amy McCarthy of Boston Children's Hospital and substance abuse prevention professionals.

Mom and daughter

The Talk (Part 1)

Speaking with Amy McCarthy of Boston Children's Hospital and substance abuse prevention professionals, Jodie Sweetin from "Full House" and "Fuller House" addresses the "when"s and "how"s of talking with kids about drugs and making smart choices. 

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.