McGruff the crime dog

Take a Bite Out of Fake Pills

McGruff the Crime Dog is back with the Go for Real campaign to take a bite out of fake pills.

One Mistake Is All It Takes (AETV-YouTube)

One Mistake Is All It Takes

Get some ideas for your own drug prevention efforts by watching a substance use PSA and behind-the-scenes footage out of Williamsburg Middle School in Arlington, Va.

You Don't Know the Half of It (The Harris Project/YouTube)

You Don't Know the Half of It

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This powerful film by The Harris Project brings the connection between mental health and substance use out of the shadows and into the light.

Authentic and fake oxycodone

Fentapills - You Need to Know

Share Song for Charlie's educational video about fake prescription pills made of illicit fentanyl.

Fentanyl test strip

In the News: Just How Effective Are Fentanyl Test Strips?

They used to be illegal, but now state law requires them on some campuses – and they're everywhere from vending machines to bars. Fentanyl test strips are intended to help young people avoid fentanyl-laced counterfeit prescriptions or drugs. But many warn that test strips alone could do more harm than good. We put fentanyl test strips to the test, and what we found could save someone you know.

Teenager psychosis

Stronger Marijuana Linked to More Psychosis in Teens

As legal cannabis becomes more available, doctors have noticed that more teens are suffering from psychotic events that they attribute to the increased potency of the drug.

Muppets (Photo credit: Sesame Workshop/YouTube)

Muppets From Sesame Workshop Help Explain Opioid Addiction to Young Children

(NPR) Tevis Simon grew up in West Baltimore back in the 1980s, a neighborhood that lacked attention from the city and investment from the government. From day to day, she was never sure what version of her mother she'd encounter.

Fanny Ye

Using AI to Combat the Opioid Crisis

A computer science professor advances artificial intelligence to dismantle the complex networks that create and traffic deadly opioids.

Fentanyl monster

Fentanyl Monster (PSA)

Middle school students from Marshall School - Academy of Visual and Performing Arts in Oxnard, Calif. made this fentanyl PSA along with the media team from Building Resilience & Inclusion Through Engagement (BRITE).

Awkward Conversations

Watch: 'Awkward Conversations' Podcast Season 3

The Drug Enforcement Administration is pleased to announce the next installment of its collaboration with the Elks Drug Awareness Program.