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Teens Tackling the Opioid Crisis: Discovery Education and the Drug Enforcement Administration Announce Finalists in 1st Annual Operation Prevention Video Challenge

—The Public Can Vote for People’s Choice Award Winner until May 17, 2017— Washington, D.C. and Silver Spring, MD (May 8, 2017) –The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), DEA Educational Foundation and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, announced today the finalists of the inaugural Operation […]

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DEA dance program teaches children confidence and skills to avoid drugs – WFXT

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Students say they learned a lot at summit on opioids – WMUR9

DERRY, N.H. — Students who attended a youth summit on the opioid crisis this week said the event made them think differently about drugs. WMUR teamed up with the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation to hold the summit Tuesday in Manchester. Thousands of students gathered at Southern New Hampshire University Arena, and thousands of others from across the state watched it online.

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Facebook Live: State of Addiction – WMUR9

Jean Mackin hosted a panel of experts on the opioid crisis. Guests included Dr. Shazia Savul, a psychiatrist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Tracy Bachert, a recovery coach, and Jon DeLena, Assistant Special Agent in Charge (DEA Northern New England) for a live conversation about the state’s opioid crisis.

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Re-watch: ‘State of Addiction: Lessons for the Future’ – WMUR9

MANCHESTER, N.H. — “State of Addiction: Lessons for the Future” — a special look at this week’s historic youth summit focused on fighting the opioid crisis — aired on WMUR.

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Drug Exhibit Aims To Open Eyes

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DEA and Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center Open Powerful Exhibit in Mobile, Alabama

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA’s) national touring exhibit, Drugs: Costs and Consequences, has arrived in Mobile, Alabama. The exhibit, developed by the DEA and the DEA Educational Foundation, opens on February 3, 2017, at the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center. In this interactive exploration of the effects of drugs on both individuals and society, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the history and the current science behind drug law enforcement, drug prevention, and drug treatment specific to Alabama’s local communities.

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DEA Youth Dance Program

DEA Youth Dance Program The DEA Youth Dance Program, a part of the DEA Educational Foundation, was established to empower kids by providing a free and positive after school alternative to drugs through the fun, healthy, and expressive art form of dance. Read More

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Welcome to the DEA Educational Foundation

Welcome to the DEA Educational Foundation Established in 2001, the DEA Educational Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to preventing drug abuse. Read More

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The Rx Factor Exhibit

The Rx Factor Exhibit The Rx Factor: the Drug Dealer is Closer Than You Think mobile exhibit builds upon the commitment of the DEA Museum and the DEA Educational Foundation to provide the absolute finest method of drug abuse education possible. Learn More

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