Resources for Prevention Professionials

American Lung Association of Washington -- Teens Against Tobacco Use

 

Anti-Drug.com http://www.theantidrug.com/

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids A comprehensive site describing tobacco industry targeting of youth.

DUI Foundation http://www.duifoundation.org/   Roughly 3 out of every 10 Americans will be in an alcohol-related traffic crash.  The DUI Foundation's mission is to prevent the permanent and devastating damages that occur in the lives of the drivers, passengers, pedestrians, friends and family involved in an alcohol related crash.  The DUI Foundation emphasizes the importance of support groups for victims and their families, and support groups for offenders who have been convicted of DUI's or people struggling with alcoholism or addiction.  Checkout their Statues pages to find resources for people who have been convicted of DUI.

Education http://www.acde.org/
A substance abuse prevention and education agency that develops programs and materials based on the most current scientific research on drug use and its impact on society.

Inhalant Prevention Coalition http://www.inhalants.org/

 

NASADAD http://www.nasadad.org/

NASADAD's basic purpose is to foster and support the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout every State.

 

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence http://www.ncaddmaryland.org/ Formed in 1988 NCADD, is a statewide organization that provides education, information, help and hope in the fight against the chronic, often fatal diseases of alcoholism and other drug addictions.

 

National Institute on Drug Abuse http://www.teens.drugabuse.gov/parents/index.asp 
Information for parents and teachers

 

Recovery Resources Online http://www.soberrecovery.com/

Visit this site and thousands of links for mental health resources, eating disorders and substance abuse will be at your fingertips.

 

SADD - Students Against Destructive Decisions http://www.saddonline.com/

A school-based organization dedicated to addressing the issues of underage drinking, impaired driving, drug use, and other destructive decisions and killers of young people.

 

Struggling Teens http://www.strugglingteens.com/ 

A resource for parents & professionals trying to help at-risk teenagers.


Washington State Liquor Control Board http://www.liq.wa.gov/default.asp

 

Books:

Buzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy (WW Norton, 2008) by Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder and Wilkie Wilson

Dying to Drink: Confronting Binge Drinking on College Campuses (Rodale Books, 2003) by Henry Wechsler and Bernice Wuethrich

From Binge to Blackout: A Mother and Son Struggle with Teen Drinking (North American Library, 2006) by Chris Volkmann and Toren Volkmann

Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood (Penguin, 2006) by Koren Zailckas

Reports:

 

"Developing Healthy Communities: A Risk and Protective Facto Model to Preventing Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse" http://www.captus.org/Western/resources/prevmat/DHC-eng.pdf

 

 

 

 

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