Substance Abuse

Some excellent resources from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) and Partnership for Drug Free Kids are provided below.

SAMHSA works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services.

Partnership for Drug Free Kids works to reduce substance abuse among adolescents by supporting families and engaging with teens.

Why Children Start Drinking

What Parents Can Do to Help Prevent Underage Drinking

Text Message Scripts for Parents

Parent Toolkit

Is Your Teen Using?

Contract for Life

Learn to Answer the Tough Questions

Smart Moves/Smart Choices

Stop Medicine Abuse