Resources by topic.

When it comes to protecting your child from substances and dangerous situations, knowledge is power. To learn more about each topic so you can have informative and productive conversations, visit the following resources. 


SAMSA: Underage Drinking Prevention Tips 

SAMA: 5 Conversation Goals for Substance Abuse Prevention

CDC: Facts About Alcohol Abuse

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: Alcohol Facts and Statistics

National Institute on Drug Abuse: Alcohol


Partnership for Drug-Free Kids: Marijuana

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Learn About Marijuana Risks


Truth Initiative: E-cigarettes Electronic Cigarettes (E-cigarettes)
Public Health Law Center: US E-Cigarette Regulations – 50 State Review
Department of Health and Human Services: Know the Risks – E-Cigarettes and Young People

Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness: Find Support for Teens and Young Adults
National Institute on Mental Health: Suicide Statistics
CDC: Anxiety and Depression in Children
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Rx Drugs Synthetic Cannabinoids (K2/Spice) Hallucinogens MDMA (Ecstasy/Molly) Inhalants Club Drugs Steroids (Anabolic) Health coverage for incarcerated people
The National Reentry Resource Center
SAMHSA: GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation – New York State Expanded Syringe Access Program Methamphetamine

Opioids Heroin Opioids Fentanyl Facts about Prescription Opioids Opioid Overdose Crisis

Other Drugs Prescription Medicine Prescription Stimulants Prescription CNS Depressants


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