Drug Prevention

Prescription drug abuse and safety

Last year, 80,000 Canadian kids abused prescription drugs.

Substance abuse

Learn about drugs and substances that can be abused..

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Talking with teens about drugs

Talking with a teenager about drugs can be overwhelming. Learn about how to talk to your teenager about the risks of drug use.

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Signs and symptoms of drug abuse

Be aware of your own use of alcohol, recreational drugs and prescription medications. Parents should also know the warning signs of teen drug use.

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Get help

Many resources are available to answer your questions, offer advice or give hands-on help.

National Anti-Drug Strategy

The Government of Canada has established a National Anti-Drug Strategy that provides a focused approach aimed at reducing the supply of, and demand for, illicit drugs; addressing prescription drug abuse; and addressing the crime associated with illicit drugs.

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Research and evidence

Are you interested in the science behind the Drug Prevention marketing campaign?

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