Prescription drug abuse and safety
Last year, 80,000 Canadian kids abused prescription drugs.
Learn about drugs and substances that can be abused..
Talking with a teenager about drugs can be overwhelming. Learn about how to talk to your teenager about the risks of drug use.
Be aware of your own use of alcohol, recreational drugs and prescription medications. Parents should also know the warning signs of teen drug use.
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.
Research and evidence
Are you interested in the science behind the Drug Prevention marketing campaign?
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