Education plays a critical role in preventing substance abuse.
Drugs of Abuse, A DEA Resource Guide, is designed to be a
reliable resource on the most commonly abused and misused
drugs in the United States. This comprehensive guide provides
important information about the harms and consequences of
drug use by describing a drug’s effects on the body and mind,
overdose potential, origin, legal status, and other key facts.
Drugs of Abuse also offers a list of additional drug education
and prevention resources, including the DEA websites:
www.JustThinkTwice.com, aimed at teenagers;
www.GetSmartAboutDrugs.com, designed for parents, educators, and caregivers; and