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    New Podcast Episode 

    Dr. David Anderson, Professor Emeritus of Education and Human Development at George Mason University, is our guest for the latest episode of "Prevention Profiles: Take Five."

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    Take Back Day on Campus

    The DEA, along with campus safety organization IACLEA and student affairs association NASPA, is encouraging campuses across the nation to participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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    View from the Field

    "When you get down to brass tacks, it’s easier to prevent a crime than to prosecute one," writes District Attorney David Sullivan. Read what else he says about the importance of prevention and early intervention.

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    National Take-Back Day is April 27

    This event - held twice a year - is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs.

  • SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework

    SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework

    These resources explore the different steps in the Strategic Prevention Framework.


The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is pleased to provide institutions of higher education and their surrounding communities with these resources to prevent drug abuse among college students. We are committed to promoting the importance of prevention and its role in helping ensure the health and safety of our nation’s colleges and universities.



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