Prevention Resources for Parents
Parents: The Anti-Drug - www.theantidrug.com/
NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services- www.oasas.state.ny.us/prevention/resources.cfm
Partnership for a Drug Free America - www.drugfree.org
NIDA Information for Parents and Teachers - www.nida.nih.gov/parent-teacher.html
Get Smart About Drugs - www.GetSmartAboutDrugs.com
Teen Drug Abuse - www.teendrugabuse.us A site full of helpful information about teenage substance abuse. Educates visitors about when teens begin using, what they are using and how those drugs affect them physically, socially and mentally. Lots of articles and resources on specific types of drugs teens are abusing.
Girl Talk - http://www.girlsanddrinking.org/ Girl talk is a website designed to be "a guide for mothers and daughters to prevent underage drinking." The site encourages mothers and daughters to communicate with each other and to discuss the dangers of alcohol.
Inhalant Abuse and Prevention - www.inhalant.org Inhalant.org is brought to you by the Alliance for Consumer Education and offers tips for parents who think they may have a child or teen abusing inhalants. The site also includes warning signs, links, and downloads.
National Inhalant Prevention Coalition - www.inhalants.org Inhalants are one of the most popular drugs abused by children and adolescents. This organization is battling this trend. This site includes helpful information that can be used to raise awareness of the dangers of inhalant abuse, and to steer kids to healthy decision making.
Center on Alcohol Marketing And Youth -www.camy.org This up-to-date site is packed full of info on the alcohol industry and its marketing efforts to youth. Includes a marketing gallery, press clippings, resources, press releases and information on legislative updates.
Streetdrugs - www.streetdrugs.org Designed to educate and train youth-serving professionals and parents on the drug scene, this site contains resources for parents, teachers, students and law enforcement officials, along with a helpful and illustrated drug index.
Healthy Competition - www.healthycompetition.org Sports plays a big part in the lives of many youth, and unfortunately the pressure to win means that many of them may resort to the use of steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs. This site seeks to educate parents, teens and coaches about the dangers of using these substances
Drug-Free Resource Net - http://www.drugfreeamerica.org Created and maintained by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, this site offers a complete and accurate compilation of information about substance abuse. Included are a comprehensive database on drugs and help for parents.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence - http://www.ncadd.org The NCADD provides education, information, help and hope in the fight against alcohol and drug addictions. Filled with substance abuse related definitions, facts, overviews, parent information, resources, press releases, etc.
National Institute on Drug Abuse - http://www.nida.nih.gov Information on drugs, drug use, and current research on illicit drugs. Includes a long list of links to other related substance abuse sites.
Bath Salts (Synthetic Stimulants)
DEA Fact Sheet - http://www.justice.gov/dea/druginfo/drug_data_sheets/Bath_Salts.pdf
Inhalant Abuse Prevention - http://www.inhalant.org/inhalant-abuse/inhalant-types/bath_salts/?gclid=COag7M7IyrUCFQyg4AodqkcATA
National Poison Control Center Data on Bath Salts - http://www.aapcc.org/alerts/bath-salts/
Cyber Safety - www.cyber-safety.com
Safety Tips - www.netsmarz.org
Internet Safety - www.internetsafety.com
Internet Safety Information for Parents - http://www.wiredsafety.org
FBI: Parent Guide to Internet Safety - www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/parent-guide/parent-guide
Internet Safety Tips for Parents - www.schoolfamily.com/school-family-articles/article/807-internet-safety-tips-for-parents
Stop Bullying Now - www.stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov
Cyberbullying - www.ncpc.org/topics/cyberbullying