Kick start lifesaving conversations
about DRUG-FREE living.
Operation Prevention is an initiative brought to you by the DEA and Discovery Education to educate elementary, middle and high school students about the true impacts of prescription opioid misuse and heroin use.
Operation Prevention is an initiative brought to you by the DEA and Discovery Education to educate middle and high school students about the true impacts of prescription opioids misuse and heroin use.
About the Program
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 opioids and kick-start lifesaving conversations in the home and classroom.
Virtual Field Trip
Students will visit Huntington, West Virginia- a typical American community that has been greatly impacted by the opioid epidemic- to hear the powerful personal stories from the bravest teens and change makers in the city in this live event on Oct. 25. Students will learn how opioids have affected their lives, how they are using their experiences to improve the city, and ways your students could make a positive impact on their own communities.
You can also view The Science Behind Addiction Virtual Field Trip on demand.Register Now
Operation Prevention's classroom resources provide educators with engaging tools that are aligned to national health and science standards and integrate seamlessly into elementary, middle, and high school classroom instruction.Explore Resources
Parents can join the conversation with this family discussion starter. Additional information on the warning signs of prescription opioid misuse and a guide to prevention and intervention empower families to reach out.Download PDF