Substance Use Prevention Resources
Resources to prevent substance use and misuse
Check out these Tips for Teens to learn the truth about:
Resources for Parents
Local Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings can be found at http://www.aa.org/.
Local Al-Anon Meetings can be found at www.alanonva.com.
Local Alateen Meetings can be found here.
The "Parents Who Host, Lose The Most: Don't be a party to teenage drinking" public awareness campaign was developed to educate parents about the health and safety risks of serving alcohol at teen parties. Campaign materials are available in English, Spanish, Amharic and Arabic.
Parents Who Host Lose the Most was adapted by SAPCA from the Prevention Action Alliance.
Teen.smokefree.gov is a great new resource to support teens to quit smoking.
Above the Influence (interactive site for teens)
AlcoholEdu for Parents
The Power of Parents
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
Center for Disease Control Alcohol Fact Sheets
Center for Alcohol Marketing and Youth
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)
Marijuana Harmless? Think Again (youth, parents, everyone)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Stop Underage Drinking: Portal of Federal Resources
Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking
Virginia Office for Substance Abuse Prevention
Office of National Drug Control Policy
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, Columbia University