Videos

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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.
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    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.
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    WATCH THE DEA NATIONAL RED RIBBON RALLY

    The 2018 Red Ribbon Week Rally was streamed live Wednesday, October 17, 2018.
  • 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.
  • Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict

    VIDEO: Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict

    You are going to see that once the addiction starts it is often too late. By telling somebody, you could be saving a life. 
  • Ronnie's Story

    Ronnie was an aspiring football player who had a full scholarship to play at Tennessee State. However, at age 15, he started abusing prescription medications.
  • Video: Red Ribbon Patch Program

    Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts! Watch this video on how to earn the Red Ribbon Patch.
  • VIDEO: The Promise of Drugs

    When it comes to drugs and drug abuse, there's the promise and there's the reality. If you've ever felt the pressure to use drugs, you've probably heard the promise. Some promises are specific to a drug: "Meth can help you lose weight" or "Steroids will make you a better athlete." Other promises are vague: "Getting high will help you relax." Watch this animated video to learn more about the promise and reality of drug use and abuse.
  • VIDEO: Taking Prescription Drugs to Get High—A Bad Idea

    97% of teens don't use prescription drugs to get high. Watch this video to learn why taking prescription drugs to get high can have serious health effects including addiction and overdose.