True Story: Ian Brown, 21, Heroin

Ian began abusing opioid-based prescription drugs in high school and switched to black-tar heroin because it was cheaper and easier to obtain. After the first time he tried it, he couldn't stop. He went in and out of rehab and tried desperately to become clean, but he eventually overdosed.

Baltimore native Raven Jackson won the 2017 Red Ribbon Campus PSA Contest for her creative, animated anti-drug video that promoted healthy alternatives to drug use. Watch it here.

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Md. College Student Wins Top Prize in Red Ribbon Week Video Contest

Raven Jackson was recently announced the winner of the 2017 Red Ribbon Campus PSA Contest for her creative, animated anti-drug video.