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Learn how SAMHSA and DEA are working together to prevent substance misuse on campus

Substance use prevention on campus is just as important for students taking classes in person as it is for those who may be attending virtually. The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Campus Drug Prevention initiative provides institutions of higher education and their surrounding communities with resources to prevent drug misuse among college students. Read the recent article from Richard Carmi, the Acting Director at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, about Addressing Substance Misuse on Campus Together. This resource for campus leadership and others highlights substance misuse and prevention materials, as well as SAMHSA initiatives to support your work.

Watch NIDA's animated graphic on the Monitoring the Future 2019 results

Check out the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)'s latest animated infographic that highlights the Monitoring the Future (MTF) 2019 Survey results about overall drug use. The MTF Survey is conducted by researchers annually to measure the drug, alcohol, and cigarette use and related attitudes of 8th, 10th, and 12th graders nationwide.

Check out NIAAA's updated Understanding Alcohol's Impact on Health factsheet

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)'s updated Understanding Alcohol's Impact on Health factsheet discusses alcohol in American society and its adverse effects, as well as the current contributions being made by NIAAA. For more information about alcohol misuse and prevention, visit the NIAAA Brochures and Factsheets page.

Get SAMHSA's Spanish-language Myths vs. Facts brochure

SAMHSA's Spanish-language Myths vs. Facts brochure is written specifically for preteens and teens. It presents common myths about alcohol use among youth and presents the real facts on the effects of alcohol use. This fact sheet can help parents and prevention professionals start conversations about underage drinking and alcohol misuse.