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Drug Free Adams County is focused on helping individuals develop knowledge, attitudes and the skills they need to make good choices or change harmful behaviors. More than 255 million Americans do not use illegal drugs. Some sixty-one million Americans who once used illegal drugs have now rejected them; many suffered as a result of drug abuse. Information is key to prevention and intervention. Browse the information below to find research or techniques that will help you make a difference in our community.

Equipping our community for prevention and intervention.

These drug guides provide comprehensive and up-to-date drug information including drug descriptions, slang terms, short term, and long term effects, images, federal classifications and more.

Drug Guide for Parents

Commonly Abused Drugs

News & Research

Everyday we learn new facts about substance abuse prevention and intervention. Click on the articles below to stay up to date on the latest.

Brief Screen for Alcohol & Drugs

Tips for Teens re:  Opioids

Info for Educators

Risks of Opioid Medicines