May 21, 2020
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DEA podcast about drug misuse among college students wins award
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s podcast series, Prevention Profiles: Take Five, has received a Second Place Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Award from the National Association of Government Communicators.
Prevention Profiles: Take Five highlights issues related to preventing drug misuse among college students. Each podcast episode is posted monthly and features interviews with individuals at the federal, national, state, and local levels, based around five questions related to drug misuse prevention among college students.
“DEA plays an important role to help support colleges and universities in their efforts to prevent drug misuse among college students,” said DEA Chief of Congressional and Public Affairs Dawn Dearden. “DEA is honored to be recognized by NAGC for its efforts to broadcast timely information to prevention professionals in higher education to help ensure the health and safety of their students.”
The podcast airs on www.campusdrugprevention.gov, DEA’s website for professionals working to prevent drug misuse among college students. The website offers valuable information, including data and research, news updates, publications, national and statewide conferences and events, and resources available from DEA and its federal partners.
NAGC’s Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards is an annual international awards program that recognizes superior government communication products and those who produce them.