Websites to Help Teens Make Good Choices
SUSD Student Services - SUSD's pages to find resources on Bullying, Dropout Prevention, Drug Prevention, General Health, Mental Health in Schools, SROs, Safe Schools, Teen Handbook and much more.
Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Nonprofit coalition of communication, health, medical and educational professionals working to reduce illicit drug use and help people live healthy, drug-free lives. This site has an online community for parents. Click on the button "partnering with families", then click on "community", and you can sign up to enter their on-line community to see what is being talked about.
Family Guide To Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy and Drug Free
Offers adults who influence the lives of children ages 7 to 18--including parents, foster parents, grandparents, extended family members, guardians, and mentors--suggestions for better communication with children, as well as other tips that aid in prevention.
Not MY Kid, Inc.
Started by a family in the Scottsdale School District and dedicated to raising awareness about the most prevalent youth and adolescent mental and behavioral health issues.
The NetSmartz Workshop
This interactive, educational safety resource teaches kids and teens how to stay safer on the Internet. NetSmartz was created by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA).
Talking With Kids About Tough Issues
National initiative by Children Now and the Kaiser Family Foundation to encourage parents to talk with their children earlier and more often about tough issues like sex, HIV/AIDS, violence, alcohol, and drug abuse.
Another good site is www.abouthealth.com.
UNDERAGE DRINKING: A Major Public Health Challenge
Info from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Community Information & Referral
Integrated information that brings people and services together to meet vital needs in central and northern Arizona.
National Institute on Drug Abuse for teens:
The science behind drugs
A place where "you can learn about being yourself, thinking for yourself, and getting the facts about underage drinking….”
Fighting Back Against Drug Misinformation
This is DEA's new, cutting-edge website devoted to and designed by teenagers.
Students Against Destructive Decisions
(Founded as Students Against Driving Drunk)
INFO for parents (from SADD)
The Medline Plus Underage Drinking Pages
Articles from The National Library of Medicine & the National Institute of Health.
Affordable Colleges Online
Recognizing, Understanding and Combating Alcohol & Drug Abuse on Campus, a guide for students and parents.
Alcohol Rehab Guide-Underage Drinking
Alcohol Rehab Guide (ARG) is an organization that offers in-depth, reliable information on all aspects of alcohol abuse and addiction. They provide support for those who are struggling as well as their parents, friends, family members, teachers, health workers and all members of the community.
Addiction Center was founded by recovering addicts and health information writers. Our goal is to provide the most up-to-date information on addiction as well as reviews of top treatment centers across the country.
FOR KIDS AND TEENS
Connecting you to federal resources that support children and youth during out-of-school hours.