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Substance Use Disorders

Resources and presentations for Educators

Get Smart About Drugs
A DEA resource for parents, educators, and caregivers.
Source: Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)

Guide to Preventing Substance Abuse to be used by Early Childhood Educators
Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse, Advancing Addiction Science

Operation Prevention
The DEA and Discovery Education have joined forces to combat a growing epidemic of prescription opioid misuse and heroin use nationwide. Operation Prevention's mission is to educate students about the true impacts of opioid. and kick-start lifesaving conversations in the home and classroom. Resources include: virtual field trips, classroom resources, self-paced modules, workplace resources and resources for parents.
Source: Drug Enforcement Agency, Discovery Education​​

Teachers: Classroom Resources on Drug Effects
Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Why is Adolescence a Critical Time for Preventing Drug Addiction?
Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse, Advancing Addiction Science