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.
Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in America. Like the tobacco plant, its smoke contains a mixture of gasses and particles that are harmful to your lungs. Watch this video to find out what's fact and fiction.
The 2020 Red Ribbon Week Rally featured youth musical performances, a keynote speech from Miss America Camille Schrier, and much more!
The DEA Youth Dance Program was created to empower kids by providing a free and positive after-school alternative to drug misuse through dance.
Join the DEA Museum virtually on June 17 for the latest installment of their lecture series.
These science-based animated videos, produced by Operation Prevention, teach students about the most common forms of substance misuse. Watch.
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.
Did you know that inhalants can prevent the brain from getting its much-needed oxygen?
Hallucinogens - like LSD, peyote, and mushrooms - can cause permanent damage to the user's brain.
Misusing these prescription drugs can cause slurred speech, dizziness, a lack of coordination, and much more. Watch the video to learn more.