Related Sites

Youth

Great information for teens, parents, and community members.

www.thecoolspot.org
General information on drugs and alcohol geared toward youth.

Get the facts about teen drug use and read stories from other kids too.

www.freevibe.com
Online community for youth to research the facts and talk to other youth about their experiences. Share your story, ask questions, or chat on the message board.

www.whatsyourantidrug.com
Check out what other youth are using as their anti-drug or submit your own.

www.drugfree.org
Resource covering drug related information from facts about use, culture, treatment etc.

www.teens.drugabuse.gov
National Institute on Drug Abuse teen site.

Parents & Teachers

Information from a ational meeting that brought together families of youth with substance abuse disorders to identify challenges and opportunities to improve the adolescent treatment/recovery system and to strengthen family involvement.
 
2010 data of drug trends in U.S. schools.
 
A resource for teachers on teaching youth about illict drug use. Also includes a llink to receive free material on The National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)'s Brain Power series, a substance abuse curriculm for students in grades K-12.
 
General resources for preventing substance abuse in children and families.
 
A resource for parents on how to talk to their children and keep them safe from OTC and prescription drug abuse.
 
Resources for parents on how to talk to their kids about drugs and alcohol. Also provides great resources for kids too.

www.teenchatdecoder.com
It’s all Greek to me! Want to decipher the seemingly endless list of text or instant messaging slang? Just enter the term in the real-time search engine and get your definitions instantly.

www.stopalcoholabuse.gov
A comprehensive portal of Federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue. Sections for parents, educators, and youth.

www.theantidrug.com
Great resource for parents with up to date information and advice dealing with teen drug and alcohol use.

www.laantidroga.com
In Spanish. Great resource for parents with up to date information and advice dealing with teen drug and alcohol use.

www.netlingo.com
Another useful site for decoding text messaging and online chat lingo This site includes a comprehensive dictionary of e-lingo and character symbols used today.

www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov
Office of National Drug Control Policy. Home to information on prevention, treatment, policy, and much more.

www.drugfree.org
Resource covering drug related information from facts about use, culture, treatment etc.

www.TeachersGuide.org
Educators and other in-school professionals

www.TheAntidrug.com/atwork
Corporate partners and employers who want to provide youth drug prevention information to employees who are parents

www.omh.ny.gov
New York State Office of Mental Health. Home to information on providing hope and recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances

www.oasas.ny.gov
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. Home to information on prevention and treatment services for chemical dependence and compulsive gambling, and promoting recovery from addiction.

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