you are looking for resources to help you deal with the issue of teens
and substance abuse, the following Web sites are great places to start.
Council for Drug Education
This site contains a section
for kids on how drugs affect the brain; information for parents, teaching
aids for educators and resource material for every adult concerned with
substance abuse; and a library with publications, articles and on-line
sites for further information on substances, education and prevention.
on Addiction and Substance Abuse
Research Center at Columbia
University. The site contains information about the cost, impact, and prevention
and treatment of substance abuse. There is also a discussion forum, an
online quiz and survey, and personal stories.
for Disease Control and Prevention
Health news, statistics
The National Clearinghouse
for Alcohol and Drug Information site on substance abuse prevention Web
site for kids. In Spanish and English.
National public education
campaign sponsored by the Department of the Health and Human Services to
help encourage and empower 9- to 14- year old girls to make the most of
National resource center
for communities working together to reduce substance abuse and gun violence.
The site contains news, resources, action tips, and support resources.
The Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse
is sponsored by the Juvenile Justice Role Model Development Project, at
Florida State University and Florida A & M University. Its goal is
to be a one-stop Web site for juvenile justice information, programs for
at-risk youth, and employment opportunities within the field.
Guide to mental health,
psychology, and psychiatry resources with over 8,200 indexed and refereed
Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)
NCADI is the world's largest
resource for current information and materials concerning substance abuse
prevention. The site includes online forums, research and statistics,
databases, news, and a publications catalog.
Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Information about car and
Institute on Drug Abuse
NIDA is part of the US Dept.
of Health & Human Services. The site includes research, publications,
media advisories, and information on substance abuse.
for a Drug Free America
Resource for parents to
help them talk to their kids about drugs and alcohol. The site include
a drug primer, news, and fact sheets.