2022 Red Ribbon Campus Video PSA Contest

The 2022 Red Ribbon Campus Video PSA Contest is now open through November 7.

Full contest rules are available here.

Supporting College Students in Recovery

Diane Fedorchak, Program Director, and Tommy Claire, Health Promotion Specialist, from the University of Massachusetts Amherst are this month's guests on Prevention Profiles: Take Five. During the interview, Diane and Tommy discuss how the recovery movement has grown on college campuses during recent years, some of the challenges around supporting students in recovery during the past 2½ years of the pandemic, advances and challenges in reducing stigma and discrimination against people with a substance use disorder, and more!

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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.

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2024 College Prescription Drug Study

Are you interested in learning more about prescription drug misuse on your college campus? The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy is recruiting up to 50 institutions for the 2024 College Prescription Drug Study, a multi-institutional survey of college students examining the nonmedical use of prescription drugs. If you are interested in adding your campus to the recruitment list or learning more about the study, send us an e-mail at rxstudy@osu.edu or visit us at go.osu.edu/osucpds.

Well-Being on Campus: The Role of Collegiate Recovery Programs

Kristina Canfield is Executive Director for the Association of Recovery in Higher Education. In this month’s View from the Field, Kristina focuses on the role of Collegiate Recovery Programs in well-being on campus.

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Campuses Promote DEA's One Pill Can Kill Campaign

Schools across the nation have started to rally around the effort to educate their campuses and local communities about the issue. Is your school using ‘One Pill Can Kill’ materials to get the word out about counterfeit pills? If so, let us know!

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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.

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Take a Tour of CampusDrugPrevention.gov's Newly Redesigned Site!

In this video, Rich Lucey, a senior prevention program manager in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Community Outreach and Prevention Support Section, takes users on a virtual tour through the new redesigned CampusDrugPrevention.gov website.

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"Know the Signs" Video PSA

The University of Kentucky won first place in the 2021 Red Ribbon Week Campus Video PSA Contest. For the top prize, the school was awarded a plaque and $5,000 to support campus prevention efforts.

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"U Can" Video PSA

Towson University in Towson, Maryland won second place in the 2021 Red Ribbon Week Campus Video PSA Contest and $3,000 to support the school’s prevention efforts.

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5th Annual Opioid Awareness Walk

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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