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Operation Prevention: The Case for Opioid Prevention and Education Efforts to Save America’s Youth

Operation Prevention: The Case for Opioid Prevention and Education Efforts to Save America’s Youth

This post was contributed by Sean Fearns, Chief of Community Outreach, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) No community has been immune from America’s opioid epidemic. Many people know someone that has battled addiction to prescription opioids or heroin. With 11 million Americans ages 12 and older reporting misuse of prescription opioids in the past year, and nearly

Classroom Resources to Help Combat the Opioid Crisis

Take the Pledge to  PREVENT OPIOID MISUSE The Public Health Emergency that is the Opioid Epidemic impacts schools and communities across the United States and around the world. Last year the DEA partnered with Discovery Education to combat this growing epidemic with the launch of Operation Prevention. Operation Prevention’s mission is to educate students about the

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