Drugs of Abuse

Task Force presentation evidence

Education plays a critical role in preventing substance use and misuse. 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. The 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 Drug Enforcement Administration websites: