Get the information you need about drug-free living in DC.

If you are a young person, adult, or caregiver in DC, Drug Free Youth DC is your go-to online source for resources on drug-free living in the District. Learn the facts about commonly abused drugs in DC, local laws on drug use, and local drug prevention and treatment resources.

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The Blunt Truth

Since the passage of Initiative 71, there has been a lot of confusion about what the law says about using marijuana in the District. Visit “The Blunt Truth” campaign to learn more about the effects of marijuana on your body and DC’s marijuana laws.

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Youth Opioids Awareness

In a recent survey, 11.67% of DC Youth indicated that they have abused Rx drugs. The DC Department of Behavioral Health’s “More Harmful Than You Think” campaign educates young people about the dangers of prescription pill and opioid misuse. 

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Marijuana continues to be the most popular illegal drug among DC youth and young adults. Marijuana causes both short and long term effects to the body and more importantly the brain. Learn more about marijuana here: drugfreeyouthdc.com/youth/mar…

Marijuana continues to be the most popular illegal drug among DC youth and young adults. 

Marijuana causes both short and long term effects to the body and more importantly the brain. Learn more about marijuana here: https://t.co/jxYA1lJvlo

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