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DEA Drug Takeback Program

DEA Drug Takeback Program Disposal Locations


The Partnership at
Working toward a vision where all young people will be able to live their lives free of drug or alcohol abuse.

Get Smart About Drugs
DEA sponsored website to educate parents

Parents and Teens

AwareRx Get informed. Prescription drug safety.
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy offers authoritative resources about medication safety, prescription drug abuse, medication disposal, and safely buying medications on the Internet.


NIDA For Teens – the science behind drug abuse
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), created this website to educate adolescents, ages 11 through 15, and their parents and teachers on the science behind drug abuse. NIDA enlisted the help of teens in developing the site to ensure that the content addresses appropriate questions and timely concerns.

Above The Influence
This campaign is inspired by what teens say about their lives and how they deal with the influences that shape their decisions about not using drugs or alcohol. The goal is to help teens stand up to negative pressures or influences.

Just Think Twice
Website for teens

Drugs: What you should know
Also available in Spanish. TeensHealth is part of the KidsHealth family of websites. These sites, run by the nonprofit Nemours Center for Children's Health Media, provide accurate, up-to-date health information that's free of "doctor speak."


Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Time to get help: Support for parents of a child struggling with drugs and alcohol
By bringing together renowned scientists, parent experts and communications professionals, The Partnership at translates the science of teen drug use and addiction for families. At, you can find information, tools and opportunities to help prevent and get help for drug and alcohol abuse by teens and young adults.

Treatment facilities
California Department of Healthcare Services


Free information kit for educators
The  Foundation for a Drug-Free World is a nonprofit public benefit corporation that empowers youth and adults with factual information about drugs so they can make informed decisions and live drug-free.

Free prescription drug abuse education materials for middle school and high school students
National Education Association Health Information Network. Shipping costs apply.

Free School Tool Kit for middle and high school students
National Association of School Nurses