The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. This is a drug abuse prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery resource, to help parents and caregivers address alcohol and drug abuse with their teens and young adults.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has created a specific developmentally appropriate resource for parents to use which aids in drug and alcohol prevention.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). The mission of the National Institute on Drug Abuse is to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse has a specific section on the website which supports positive parenting to prevent drug abuse.
This website is a great resource to find information, statistics, and the latest news on stopping underage drinking.
Too Smart To Start is a public education initiative sponsored by SAMHSA. The information presented is designed to educate youth about the harms of alcohol use and to support parents and caregivers as they participate in their children’s activities.
A DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) resource for parents.
A resource on information and action concerning tobacco and kids.
This SAMHSA campaign aims to reduce underage drinking among youth ages 9-15 by providing parents and caregivers with information and resources.
The young teen’s place for information on alcohol and resisting peer pressure. Resources, information, and support on alcohol use and abuse among teenagers.
Helps teens make informed, confident decisions about drug use. Supported by information from the DEA.
Empowers young people to recognize and face the influences around us, including the pressure to abuse drugs and alcohol.
Good info on how drugs affect your body. Scientific approach to drugs and alcohol, supported by research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Information about underage drinking for youth, teens, and adults. Learn how you can help prevent underage drinking.
Information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.
Substance Use Information Organizations
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – Government Agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. See SAMHSA “Talk Kit”
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) – NIDA’s mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.
Office of National Drug Control Policy Part of the Executive Office of the President, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) oversees the nation’s anti-drug program. The goals of the program are to reduce illegal drug use (pdf), manufacturing and trafficking, as well as drug-related crime and violence and drug-related health consequences.