Troy University Wins Campus PSA Contest

(January 21, 2020) Congratulations to Troy University! Students at the Alabama school created the video that won first place in the 4th annual Red Ribbon Week Campus Video PSA Contest.

Video: Parents and Teens Talk to People Recovering from Drug Addiction

A new anti-drug educational video, “Teens React to Conversations With Survivors of Addiction,” produced by DEA and ELKS Drug Awareness Program (DAP) shows these real conversations with teens, parents and addiction survivors.


Watch: Panel Discussion at Red Ribbon Rally

Prior to the 2019 Red Ribbon Rally, Rich Lucey, a prevention program manager in the DEA’s Community Outreach and Prevention Support Section, hosted a panel discussion with three people from different perspectives -- a parent leader, a college student, and a high school student.


Special Preview: The Life of DEA Special Agent Kiki Camarena Google Earth

In recognition of Red Ribbon Week, DEA partnered with Google to develop an interactive way to explore the life of Enrique Kiki Camarena through the lens of Google Earth. Watch the preview.

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2018 Red Ribbon Week Rally

The 2018 Red Ribbon Rally featured veteran NBC 4 news anchor Jim Handly as Masters of Ceremonies.


DEA Museum Lecture: Professional and Technical Support

Elizabeth L. Maurer, Curator of Education for the DEA Museum, hosted a panel discussion with members of DEA Professional and Administrative Support.

Watch: Take-Back Day PSA from Uttam Dhillon

DEA Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon encourages Americans to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on October 27, 2018.

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2017 Red Ribbon Week Rally

The 2017 DEA National Red Ribbon Rally featured guest speaker Geneva “Mika” Camarena, widow of  Special Agent Enriqué “Kiki” Camarena and President of the Kiki Camarena Foundation. Mrs. Camarena talked about her husband’s legacy with the Red Ribbon campaign, and the message of hope that it signals to communities around the nation.

Watch: Heroin and Prescription Opioid Addiction

As we face the worst drug crisis in our nation’s history, understanding the dangers of opioids and talking to your loved ones about prescription drug misuse is more important than ever.

Watch: 'A Common Enemy' PSA

As a nation, in spite of our differences we can all agree on one common enemy: drug addiction. Prevention works when we act early. Learn how you can talk to your children about drug use right here at