Videos

  • screenshot  from 'The Corkboard' PSA

    2017 Operation Prevention Winners and Finalists

    In May 2017, Operation Prevention announced the winners and finalists of their anti-drug video PSA contest. Watch the videos here.
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    Smosh Video: Drug Use 'Make-Overs'

    Ever wonder how different drugs change the way you look? With the magic of make-up, members of the comedy group Smosh were transformed to look like hardcore drug users. 
  • screen shot from "Bon Appetit" anti-drug PSA

    Anti-drug PSA: 'Bon Appetit'

    Nicholas K. of Norton, Masssachusetts made it to the final round of Operation Preventions Video Challenge contest. Check out his video, "Bon Appetit."
  • screen shot from 'Awareness' anti-drug PSA

    Anti-drug PSA: 'Awareness'

    In May 2017, Operation Prevention announced the winners of their Video Challenge Contest. As part of the contest, sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the DEA Educational Foundation, and Discovery Education’s Operation Prevention, participants created 30 to 60 second original Public Service Announcements aimed at preventing other teens from abusing opioids. Out of hundreds of entries, Benjamin Z of W Valley City, Utah made it to the final round for his PSA video "Awareness." Watch it below.
  • screen shot from "The Twins" anti-drug PSA

    Anti-drug PSA: 'The Twins'

    Twin brothers, Lucas and Liam, pretty much lived an identical life ... until one them decided to take a pill.
  • screen shot from "Real Life" anti-drug PSA

    Anti-drug PSA: 'Real Life'

    Nate Trillo of Midlothian, Texas won third place and a $1,000 scholarship for his PSA “Real Life.”  
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    Red Ribbon Week Campus Video PSA Contest Winner

    The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) co-sponsored a Red Ribbon Campus Video PSA Contest for colleges and universities. Watch the winning video.
  • Image of Cory (from Chasing the Dragon)

    Chasing the Dragon: The End

    Cory, addicted to opiates as a teen, talks about losing his girlfriend to heroin. 
  • VIDEO: Marijuana—The Facts and Fiction

    Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in America. Watch this video to find out what's fact and fiction.
  • Video: Red Ribbon Week

    Video Transcript Accessibility Statement: This is a one-minute long video that showcases photos of families at events and at milestones of growing up such as speaking on a stage or celebrating birthdays. The video is approximately one minute long.   The spoken text of the video is as follows: As parents, we want our kids to grow up safe, happy, and healthy. We want them to be responsible, to make good choices, and to achieve their goals. But the truth is, we won't always be there to protect them. So we equip our kids to make good decisions.