Testimonials - Baltimore, Maryland 2014

The comments and testimonials on this page were created by visitors to Drugs: Costs & Consequences and are updated on a regular basis.

Very well done and great educational materials for kids! Thanks!

Elizabeth
Age 48
9/2/2014

You should not try drugs even one time because it is addictive!

Cindy
Age 10
9/2/2014

We need change! Let's educate our kids!

Valerie
Age 28
9/2/2014

There are some good drugs and some bad drugs... good drugs-medicine and bad drugs-cocaine & heroin...stay away from them!

Alizet R.
Age 11
9/2/2014

I now know there is hope to help my boyfriend!

Gina
Age 16
9/2/2014

Drugs are taking over the world and there is stuff we can do to prevent it!

Catie
Age 16
9/2/2014

In the Md. Story I had no idea how many drugs came through here...DEA has a very powerful message! Thanks!

Anna
Age 23
9/2/2014

I've learned how many homes, adults & children have been lost. The exhibit educator came up to me at the meth motel, she was very knowledgeable & helpful. Great exhibit!

Amanda
Age 22
9/2/2014

WOW! All of you should see this!

Cathy
Age 44
9/2/2014

Don't do drugs kids!

Billy
New York
Age 17
8/24/2014

If you have an older friend and they take pills... don't be a follower!

Jae'lyn
Age 13
8/20/2014

Wow! A lot of people die from drugs!

John
Age 11
8/20/2014

Museums should probably do more stuff like this to help people connect to biology, psychology, current events and international problems to personal experiences! Very cool & informative!

Emily
Age 19
8/20/2014

Drugs are so dangerous...don't do them!

Ellie
Sellersville
Age 7
8/15/2014

Say no to drugs look at what they cause.

Jarrett
Sellersville
Age 9
8/15/2014

If people knew that drugs support terrorism then how many more people wouldn't do drugs?

Molly P.
Sykesville, MD
Age 12
8/15/2014

why do people smoke? it hurts your lungs and it's nasty! 

bolu
jasper place
Age 8
8/15/2014

i know that drugs are bad and can hurt people.

Logan Zeller
Towson, MD
Age 10
8/15/2014

Very informative!

d lewis
san francisco
Age 50
8/12/2014

I learned to not do drugs and thank you! 

Paris T.
Baltimore M.D
Age 10
8/12/2014

don't use drugs!

gabby
baltimore
Age 10
8/12/2014

This exhibit was awesome! I saw some of the World Trade Center & the Pentagon after the attack of 9/11. I viewed some videos of underage drinking, the laws & consequences. I also made a decision for myself!

Johan
Frederick, MD
Age 12
8/11/2014

Just because you were born into this unfortunate situation with drug education you can overcome the odds!

Leona
Age 36
8/8/2014

It's a lot about money...

Trajah
Age 12
8/8/2014

Great Exhibit; Pains me to think of the innocent children involved in their parents irresponsible actions!

Monique
Age 48
8/8/2014

So many young people die from drugs!

ALYSSA
Age 10
8/8/2014

My friend Dana took drugs once. It messed her up. Don't do drugs, humans and other life forms are hurt.

Cecil Palmer
Night Vale
8/8/2014

This is one of the main reasons of why the world isn't a good place. GOD help us all.

Sarah
Edgewood
Age 14
8/6/2014

Excellent exhibit! Most valuable part of our vacation. So happy we were able to share this with our 3 teenagers. Susan was very helpful & supplied us with materials we will use at home & school.

Dianne Stehle
Pottstown
Age 55
8/6/2014

Shoutout from Andrew, Lexy, & Jonah. Don't do drugs, kids!

Maya
Agloe, NY
Age 14
8/6/2014

All kids should have to see this before high school!

Hassan F
NJ
Age 20
8/4/2014 Drugs stink like poo!

Robert
Manhattan
Age 11
8/3/2014

Stick on the right path. Don't do drugs! 

Rui
New York City
Age 11
8/3/2014

This exhibit is truly something unique. It gives us a glimpse of the very real drug epidemic in America. There's faces put to these stories that we always hear about, but it's all real!

LaToya Gibbons
Bridgeton, NJ
Age 25
8/1/2014

This is so cool...I learned a lot!

andre
bridgeton
Age 14
8/1/2014

I see a lot of drugs in college; however, I stay away from them...you should do the same. Trust me!

steven
lubbock, Texas
Age 20
8/1/2014

Heroin took my uncle's life & is about to take my sister's. I'm glad this exhibit exists because people need to know the dangers of drugs before it is too late & they submit to their addictions!

Bobbie Sullivan
Pasadena
Age 17
7/29/2014

Such a fantastic exhibit!

Emma
Carlisle, PA
Age 18
7/28/2014

very disturbing and powerful.

LeFever Family
Marcellus, NY
Age 3-43

Amazing how many innocent children are involved in the irresponsible behavior of their parents. I pray they get the help they need to lead a better life for their loved ones and themselves.

Monique
LaPlata
Age 48
7/26/2014

very informative. sherpie
baltimore, MD
Age 27
7/25/2014

Don't use drugs ever or you could get sick or die!

mike
Boston
Age 11
7/23/2014

There is such a horrible drug problem worldwide, and barely anything is being done to stop & help people!

Hayleigh
Age 16
7/16/2014

Drugs can ruin your life!

Jack
Age 15
7/16/2014

It was all too real...our dad died from an overdose!

Jason & Leski
Age 13/21
7/16/2014

I learned more about the overlap/connection of drugs and the Taliban.

Manelle
Age 28
7/16/2014

Lost Talent Books: I learned a lot from the stories of ones who died from drugs from their loved ones.

Theresa
Age 23
7/16/2014

I came here with my nanny because she loves me and wants me to understand drugs are bad.

Lucas
Baltimore
Age 13
7/15/2014

I thought that this was a very, very informative exhibit. I learned a great deal about how drugs are produced and moved throughout the world.

Mychal Green
Columbus, OH
Age 31
7/12/2014

Moving exhibit - very eye-opening!

kristie kohlhepp
north haven, ct
Age 29
7/12/2014

It's really devastating how many people have died from drug addiction and drug abuse. What's even worse is that young, innocent kids were dragged into the trafficking business.

Megan
Los Angeles, California
Age 11
7/11/2014

WOW! Drugs can cause serious injury or death!

Jamie
Age 10
7/11/2014

If you use drugs around other people it hurts them mentally and physically!

Matthew
7/11/2014

A lot of drugs are from the Middle East and S. America. Glad I'm smart!

Dunston
7/11/2014

That babies can be harmed from what their parents do!

Maggie
Age 11
7/11/2014

Learned that Ecstacy can kill u, never used it but heard it was a "safe" drug.

Carole
Age 58
7/11/2014

i think i learned alot about drugs while i was at this drug exhibit. DON'T DO THEM!

Hannah
charles town
Age 14
7/11/2014

drugs really mess up your life

Jayden Hasberry
Aberdeen
Age 10
7/9/2014

This just reaffirms how dangerous drugs are and how easy they are to get!

Steffanie
MD
Age 32
7/9/2014

Drugs are taking over the lives of many people even pre-teens!

Amariah
Age 14
7/9/2014

In some situations you have to really think about it and make the right choice. You might have to walk away!

Liza
Age 10
7/9/2014

I learned that DRUGS ARE MURDERERS!

Emroe
Age 15
7/8/2014

Don't do drugs...they don't only affect you!

Alyssa
Age 10
7/8/2014

By decriminalizing drugs this is what will become of us!

Jamie
Age 19
7/8/2014

Very informative exhibit! Most important I learned ways to help my children stay away from drugs!

William
Age 42
7/8/2014

Just how complicated and to what lengths the drug dealers will go to...to get drugs to the U.S.

Danielle
Age 50
7/7/2014

People need to STOP and open their eyes to see the damage they are doing!

Hannah
Age 15
7/7/2014

Very haunting & effective! My brother (27) is on Meth ...I learned a lot!

Courtney
Age 36
7/7/2014

VERY MOVING...ESPECIALLY THE MEMORIAL WALL!

BECKY ELLIOTT
BALTIMORE
Age 36
7/5/2014

Thank you for a wonderful and truthful exhibit. 

Barbara Laabs
Cordova,Tn
Age 50
7/4/2014

The amount of lives lost to drug abuse and violence is terrifying. 

Malaika
Texas
Age 12
7/3/2014

People need to stay smart and make good decisions. 

Grant
Delaware
Age 10
6/28/2014

AWESOME DISPLAY ALL TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS NEED TO VISIT!

Avis Andeson
Huntington, W. VA
Age 50
6/28/2014

Stop drugs they are really bad!

alana
aberdeen
Age 13
6/25/2014

Even drugs that are prescribed can cause harm to your body and to those around you!

Cierra
Age 23
6/24/2014

How sadly widespread are the horrible effects of drug abuse.They impact so many lives especially children!

Janice
Age 52
6/24/2014

It provided a great way to continue our discussions with our two daughters who are 10 & 12! Thank you!

Melissa
MD
Age 39
6/24/2014

This is a great exhibit! Lots of information! So sad that so many are affected every day & lives are lost! My oldest was addicted to prescription drugs & went into a rehab program called Teen Challenge, it saved his life! He has been drug free for some time.

Lisa
Annapolis
Age 46
6/23/2014

I learned about how drugs can be used to hurt people and how we can help people get rid of drugs. I hope we get rid of them soon!

Ryan park
Mill creek
Age 11
6/23/2014

I learned a lot from this. This made me even more aware about drugs. Thank you.

Soojin Park
Mill Creek, WA
Age 14
6/23/2014

There really is a problem we all need to be aware of...God help us!

Tammy
Age 50
6/20/2014

Drugs can really mess up your life!

Taylor
Age 13
6/20/2014

WOW! What people do for drugs!

Kayne-sduel
Age 11
6/20/2014

People need to learn how devastating drugs are on the brain and why saying NO to dope is important!

Melinda
Age 41
6/20/2014

Drugs are bad because you can become addicted and land into trouble!

Rhea
Age 11
6/20/2014

Why do drugs exist when they are very bad for you? Why don't doctors just stop giving them if people are abusing them? It just makes them worse and they need to make their life better!

Abby B
MD
Age 13
6/20/2014

Drugs are scary and not good for people SO DON'T START, OR STOP DOING DRUGS IF YOU'RE ON THEM!

Abby B
MD
Age 13 6/20/2014

When I was going through the exhibit my mom and my best friend (12) we were both very shocked on how drugs affect anyone.

Jeffrey Cain
Hollywood MD
Age 13
6/18/2014

Bringing my 13 year old and I was able to answer a lot of questions.

Cain Family
Hollywood, MD
Age 42
6/18/2014

Drugs-the stuff is crap! Don't do it kids!

Julia
Richmond
Age 12
6/18/2014

Enjoyed it!

Shane Ferguson
Salisbury, Md 
Age 39
6/16/2014

EXHIBIT WELL DONE!

TINA PEPPEL
MARYLAND
Age 35
6/12/2014

Resist drugs! You can do it!

Elise
Stone Ridge
Age 10
6/10/2014

Great exhibit. Thanks!

Asia Maxton
Columbus, Ohio 
Age 36
6/9/2014

IT KILLS WHY DO IT THEN?

Ena
Baltimore
Age 12
6/9/2014

I'm sorry I was scared but at the same time it was very educational.

Jewel
ohio cincinati
Age 12
6/9/2014

Thanks for all the pamphlets!

Helvi
Baltimore
Age 22
6/8/2014

You should have at least one night that this exhibit is free to the public considering the high drug use in Baltimore (and given that most drug users would probably otherwise not afford/choose to spend their money on coming here).

Liina M. Sarapik
Baltimore
Age 32
6/8/2014

Great job!!! Drugs: Costs & Consequences and the DEA foundation has put together a real wake up call for everyone. Everyone that takes the tour will have a better understanding of the problems and work together to support our war on drugs. Education is the key to win

Michael Oathout
Operation Redblock--Philadelphia 
6/6/2014

Very informative!

Kim Asberry
Kansas City Missouri 
Age 52
6/5/2014

Love this drug exhibit. This is my first time to visit museum. Love it!

Moulaye Seydi
Senegal
Age 39
6/5/2014

Drugs are bad for you so get off of them!

Sara Martin
Sykesville
Age 14
6/3/2014

This drug exhibit was cool!

Mary
Tunkhannock, PA
Age 14
6/1/2014

I hate drugs cause it is bad for you!

Breanna Petty
Baltimore
Age 13
5/30/2014

I pray for all the people suffering from addiction and for their families. I hope they are able to get the help they need.

Natalie Clarke
Westminster, MD
Age 26
5/30/2014

This teaches people about drugs more than in school.

Josh
Age 12
5/29/2014

Drugs are bad & Osama bin Laden had drugs sent to us!

Billy Bob
The Hood in Baltimore
Age 12
5/29/2014

I am a strong hater of drugs. This exhibit has shown me the effects of drugs on one’s life and their family. It's disgusting what's happening!

Yasmine Muhammad
Baltimore, MD
Age 18
5/29/2014

The exhibit is a heart-wrenching, explicit view of what our cities, towns, and states have become. The viewing of the lost addicts & authority personnel is truly a sad but true reality of what this world is coming to all in the name of power, greed & control.

Aurora Benton
Baltimore
Age 45
5/28/2014

This is a very profound exhibit,it should be shown in every city and in small towns. Kudos to those that promoted this exhibit... extraordinary exhibit!

Eric Alston
Baltimore Md
Age 52
5/28/2014

GREAT!

LAKEISHA BRANYON
SALISBURY
Age 39
5/28/2014

It told us a lot about drugs.

Jaden
Bunker Hill
Age 8
5/27/2014

People shouldn't take drugs because it is a bad thing, many get arrested and it could kill you!

Destiny 
Maryland
Age 10
5/27/2014

There needs to be more programs to help those who suffer the aftermath of drug abuse and the U.S. government needs to do more to secure its borders and commerce to stop these immigrants from smuggling drugs. The government can do something!

Sharon Batson 
Washington DC
Age 35 
5/26/2014

This is a sad and powerful exhibit. I hope people learn from these things and better their lives.

Joanna DiRienzi & Jaimin Pandya
Phoenixville, PA
Age 24
5/24/2014

Drugs affect your eye sight, you can not think or drive good.

Justin
Age 10
5/22/2014

Drugs can affect your health, your job and people around you.

Marissa & Maura
Age 14
5/22/2014

Drugs affect every area of your life!

Jessica
Age 10
5/22/2014

The stuff about children and drugs is really something!

Erik
Age 15
5/22/2014

I wish that everyone in the world would not use drugs!

Corey 
Delaware
Age 13
5/21/2014

i hhhhhhhhaaaaaaattttttteeeeee drugs!

Spencer 
Md.
Age 13
5/21/2014

I love this place - the stuff about drugs is cool! I'll come back!

Myah Jones
Maryland
Age 15
5/20/2014

Drugs: Costs & Consequences I'M LOVIN' IT !

Meghan Mietlicki
Lockport NY
Age 13
5/17/2014

I like this place and learned alot about drugs. I'm happy to be here at a school fieldtrip!!!!

Christian Ford
Baltimore County
Age 12
5/16/2014

How do you know when a friend tells you to try something should you take it or not?... Not!!!

Briana
Philadelphia
Age 13
5/15/2014

Make good decisions!

Faith-Nicole
Washington DC
Age 16
5/14/2014

This section about drugs is very sad.... I don't like it but we need to learn about it.

Mook
Bangkok, Thailand
Age 15
5/14/2014

I think that this exhibit was good and I have learned that many drugs are bad!

Maria
Florida
Age 12
5/14/2014

Great Exhibit!

Krysta
Boyertown, Pa
Age 35
5/13/2014

This is a lot of stuff! Best Field Trip Ever!!!!

Jordan
Gilbertsville, PA
Age 11
5/13/2014

This is wierd.why do people take drugs?!

Chris
Washington D.C.
Age 10
5/8/2014

I will continue not to smoke or do drugs!

Landon
Waldorf, MD
Age 10
5/8/2014

I learned to continue to say no to drugs!

Asa
White Plains Md 
Age 10
5/8/2014

se and you are sure to Lose!! Everything, including yourself.

Jackie Alex.
Age 55
5/5/2014

I have seen, and personally have been affected by drugs my entire life growing up. My father was an addict and I cannot remember when drugs did not come first in his life. They still come first, I know that addiction is a disease but it ruined my childhood

Kristy
Baltimore
Age 19
5/2/2014

I've seen this personally for too long. I work at a substance abuse facility here in Baltimore. The road to recovery is a long one. Many times you trip & fall, and sometimes you lose faith in yourself. Even after everything I see a patient go through, it

Matthew
Baltimore
Age 23
5/2/2014

've always known never to associate myself with drugs/smoking... you only live once after all.

Nicole
York Springs
Age 16
5/2/2014

My dad use to smoke a lot, but he uses e-cigs. He stopped smoking after promising to me and my brother when we were young. Sometimes I feel like he's cheating.

Anthony
Arlington
Age 13
5/2/2014

Quite harrowing. I recommend it to anyone who knows anything about modern day America and/or drugs.

WILL 
Washington, DC
Age 13.5
5/2/2014

This exhibit really helped me to know some drugs are bad and some help you.

Justin
Glen Rock Pa 
Age 11 
4/30/2014

Just want to say this is fabulous! I'm a Science teacher & want to share more info!

Amy
Age 37
4/29/2014

If you willingly avoid drugs you won't become an addict.

Vijay
Md.
Age 12
4/29/2014

I learned that drugs can kill you so never do them!!!

Kaylee
Age 11
4/29/2014

Excellent exhibit with my granddaughter age 11.

Kit 
Baltimore
Age 61
4/29/2014

Heroin and needles are gross and people are nasty when they do it!

Genevieve
Md.
Age 10
4/29/2014

great job!

Wade Chambers
Salisbury, MD
Age 47
4/29/2014

It's amazing what drugs can do to you!

Marco Grados
Woodstock, MD
Age 13
4/26/2014

People need to take prescriptions and be responsible. I mean come on its 2014! Jesus saves!

Alexia
Baltimore
Age 18
4/26/2014

I learned a lot about drugs!

Taylor
Age 7
3/21/2014

It is hard to quit when people are addicted...they can stop!

David
Baltimore
Age 15
3/21/2014

America fails drug users and children at risk every day!

Lorna
Baltimore
Age 26
3/21/2014

I learned that drugs were shipped on submarines!

Kennedy
MD
Age 15
3/21/2014

I didn't know K2 was laced!

Jonathan
Baltimore, MD
Age 16
3/20/2014

I learned to never use again!

Rasheed
Baltimore
Age 17
3/20/2014

Drugs are dumb! See all this!

Jordan
Williamsport
Age 9
3/20/2014

American needs to relook at the war on drugs, learn from the past and stop treating what is an illness as a crime!

Lorna
Glenside
Age 26
3/20/2014

Sad and mad at drugs and people who sell them!

Mandy
MD
Age 12
3/20/2014

Do you think your dumb if you do drugs?

Stella
Florida
Age 11
3/20/2014

I hate drugs

Bree
Maryland
Age 8
3/20/2014

Drugs are so ugly!

Diamond
Maryland
Age 12
3/20/2014

Yay!!!! We need to learn this!

Sydney James
Baltimore, Maryland
Age 10
3/20/2014

Stay with your parents and good kids

Janyia
New Jersey
Age 9
3/20/2014

Great exhibit! I was greatly impacted by the stories about the teens getting interviewed. Thank you for making an exhibit on this!

Jacob
Maryland
Age 12
3/19/2014

In July 2010 we lost our son to a heroin OD. Never think it can’t happen to you!!!

Tracy Lawrence Felton
Hanover PA
Age 44
3/18/2014

Thanks for this exhibit it really makes you think and changes your thoughts about drugs, it changed mine. No drugs for me please, I am now scared. Keep this exhibit up, I feel like it has a really good impact! Thanks!

Megan
Virginia
Age 15
3/16/2014

Drugs are something temporary. A five second feeling of relief, a year of being cool or rich. You may become addicted, which despite how juvenile it sounds, it is not good! Even if you do not care about yourself, you will harm others. So many die!

Jess
Age 13
3/15/2014

Never do drugs!!! They're not fun and will ruin your life!!!

Ally
Marlton
Age 17
3/15/2014

What are you doing people!!!???

Alexcis
Smithville
Age 30
3/14/2014

Drugs are bad! Do not do them!

Seth
Abingdon, MD
Age 14
3/14/2014

I found this exhibit very insightful and different because it didn't just focus on drugs but prevention and treatment.

Jamilla Scott
Baltimore, Maryland
Age 17
3/11/2014

My brother died of a Heart Attack brought on by Alcohol.

Deborah McCrayer
St. Louis, MO
Age 48
3/8/2014

Amen!

Wai Cheung-Hebert
Manassas, VA
Age 46
3/8/2014

Scarrrrrrrrrrrrry sad

Riah
3/5/2014

I think these drug things are scary and they creep me out!

Breanne
3/5/2014

I really like this exhibit about drugs

Isaac
Ellicott city
Age 7
3/1/2014

Wow! This was cool!

Geno
Brooklyn
Age 37
2/23/2014

Drugs are awful and people die because of this poop!

Katie Smith
Millersville
Age 8
2/23/2014

Excellent & informative exhibit. And now MD is going to legalize marijuana! Sorry that mindless elected leaders are negating our efforts.

Robert
Leesburg, VA
Age 46
2/22/2014

Very informative more schools should bring kids to see this!

Belinda
Maryland
Age 51
2/22/2014

It was very long and some things were hard to find on the scavenger hunt from our teacher but this is serious stuff!!!

Jessica McGowan
Jarrettsville
Age 13
2/20/2014

Hey, u did a nice job but with all these people its very loud and I’m having a hard time finding the exhibits

Bob
MD
Age 54
2/19/2014

Good job a lot of stuff can happen!

Andrew
Havre de Grace
Age 13
2/19/2014

I like the exhibit even though I am not going to take drugs!

Sam
Reisterstown
Age 8
2/17/2014

Life is more precious than anything. We must continue to maintain our health; mentally, spiritually and physically. Thanks!

Hizkiyah Yoshiyah
Baltimore
Age 24
2/16/2014

Display showed a lot of hard work and commitment. School kids need to see it and LEARN!

Sharon Weaver
Cockeysville, MD
Age 64
2/11/2014

Wonderful display. Thank you for bringing this to Baltimore!

Dori Wojtowycz
MD
Age 32
2/11/2014

Wonderful exhibit!

Amy Green
Carroll County
Age 24
2/11/2014

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