May 9 is National Fentanyl Awareness Day. Fentanyl is involved in more deaths of Americans under 50 than any cause of death, including heart disease and cancer. Talk to your children about their mental health and the risks of encountering illicitly manufactured fentanyl. Visit DEA.gov/fentanylawareness.
May Is Mental Health Awareness Month
Mental Health Awareness Month is here! Check out resources, including the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a CDC treatment list, and a classroom activity.
'The Time to Act Is Now' -- California School Makes Fentanyl Mini-Film
A California school community released a mini-film on the fentanyl epidemic, showing how America's #1 drug threat can impact students and their families.
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.
Fact or Fiction? Take the Drug Quiz!
Do you know the facts about drugs? Take this fact or fiction quiz and see how knowledgeable you are.
Considering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Preventing Drug Use and Misuse
Watch an engaging discussion about the importance of cultural competence and cultural humility in preventing drug use and misuse, featuring panelists from state government, higher education, community-based prevention, and DEA.
Xylazine: A Drug That Naloxone Can’t Combat
Xylazine – often called “tranq” – is a drug adulterant that DEA has detected in a growing number of overdose deaths, despite the FDA authorizing it only for veterinary use.
Watch: 'Awkward Conversations' Podcast Series
The Drug Enforcement Administration is pleased to announce the next installment of its collaboration with the Elks Drug Awareness Program.