Matthew McKinney, 17, Heroin

Matthew was full of adventure, mischief and zest for life but things changed when he got addicted to drugs. He attended rehab but relapsed and overdosed on heroin months after he left the program. Read more.

Coming Face-to-Face with Addiction

What if you could look into the future and see what your life would be like if you became addicted to drugs? See how members of the YouTube comedy group SMOSH reacted when they came face-to-face with their "future selves." Watch.

L.A.'s Opioid Problem

There were 563 opioid-related deaths in Los Angeles Country in just one year. Learn more about the opioid epidemic in LA.(Source: DEA in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office)  Watch.


 

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Teens Celebrate Being Drug-free Through Music

Each year, the GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Teens Make Music Contest encourages teens across the nation to create original songs and/or music videos promoting a life free of drugs and the dangers of substance misuse. Read more.