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 Information for Families --- Get Involved 
The first step to early intervention is knowledge.  

We no longer offer canine detection for families, but have a lot of resources to refer to if you feel there is a problem in your home or with yourself or someone you know. Please don't wait if you have concerns.

Early Detection and Action can SAVE A LIFE. You have the power to intervene early and make a difference in teen drug use.

Teaching kids about drugs and alcohol.
Teaching Kids about drugs and alcohol.

ONLINE RESOURCES - Early Intervention 

General Information Resources
 Office of National Drug Control Policy
www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/
The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) establishes policies, priorities and objectives for the nation's drug control program. On the homepage visitors can access information on drug use, prevention and treatment.

 National Institute on Drug Abuse
http://www.drugabuse.gov/
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is a scientific research institution that studies and disseminates information on drug abuse and addiction prevention, treatment and policy.

 Teaching Kids about Drug Abuse
http://www.morningsiderecovery.com/educational-resources/teaching-kids-about-drug-abuse/
Children of all ages should be taught about the dangers of drugs, starting from an early age. Advice and information to help teach them.

 

Additional Notable Publications and Resources:  

 Prevention Infofax
www.drugabuse.gov/Infofax/lessons.html
Provides in-depth information on reducing known risk factors and prevention program guidelines.

 Marijuana Infofax
www.nida.nih.gov/Infofax/marijuana.html
Provides in-depth information on the negative mental and physical effects of marijuana use and abuse.

Above the Influence.com
http://www.abovetheinfluence.com/
Above the Influence. It’s a state of mind. It’s about being yourself and not letting negative influence get to you. Pressure to drink, do drugs or do anything that goes against who you are in order to fit in—that’s negative influence. And if you’re one of the teens who want to stay above it, you’ve come to the right spot.

 National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
www.niaaa.nih.gov/
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) assists in efforts to reduce alcohol-related problems by conducting and supporting alcohol-related research; collaborating with a variety of institutions, organizations, agencies and programs; and translating and disseminating research to health care providers, researchers, policymakers and the public. The NIAAA Web site provides links to information on underage drinking.

 Teen Drug & Substance Abuse
www.teendrugabuse.us

Help fight teen drug abuse. We provide information to help fight teen drug abuse by prevention, intervention and have a support network for those in need.

Substance and Alcohol Withdrawal Education, Treatment and Prevention
www.withdrawal.org

Addiction affects millions of people worldwide. Some hide their addictions, others can't help but to expose the world to their problem. For most, reaching crisis mode in their addiction is the time they choose to quit. What they face when stoppping the use of drugs or alcohol is going to be overwhelming, even painful; this is the withdrawal period.

 

Resources for Teens & Parents  

Check Yourself
www.checkyourself.org/
A resource for teens to ask questions about drug and alcohol abuse, find answers, get help and share personal stories. Created by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, Freevibe.com is a youth-oriented drug prevention web site providing drug facts and information to help young people understand the consequences of drug use.

 NIDA for Teens
TheAntiDrug.com
www.theantidrug.com/
www.teens.drugabuse.gov/
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Heath (NIH), created this Web site to educate adolescents ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse.
Created by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign,TheAntiDrug.com aims to equip parents and other adult caregivers with the tools they need to raise drug-free kids. TheAntiDrug.com serves as a drug prevention information center and a supportive community for parents to interact and learn from each other.

  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
www.family.samhsa.gov/
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) offers the latest national data on alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and other drug abuse; drug related emergency department episodes and medical examiner cases; and the nation's substance abuse treatment system.

Teens, Drugs & Early Intervention 

 National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
www.health.org/
SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) is operated by the Nation's one-stop resource for information about substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment. 

 The Cool Spot
www.thecoolspot.gov/
A resource for teens, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Department of Health and Human Services. The site provides teens facts on underage drinking.

 Freevibe.com
www.freevibe.com/

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