This October, we commemorate National Substance Abuse Prevention Month.
As the first lady of the United States and the primary drug adviser to the president, we reinforce our commitment to ensuring the American people and our youth can live in strong, safe, and healthy communities that are drug-free.
The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the first lady’s Be Best campaign have partnered to prevent youth substance use and raise awareness about the consequences of illicit drug use.
We stand firm in our belief that the most effective ways to protect our children and communities from drugs are by focusing on primary prevention-preventing drug use before it begins-educating individuals about their risks, and stopping drugs from entering our communities.
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