NIDA for Teens
NIDA for Teens provides a comprehensive guide to drug and alcohol facts. There are interactive videos and science-based resources. Helpful for both parents and teens.
NIDA Includes: interactive social media, videos, and blog, all geared toward teens and young adults, drug and alcohol facts, and access to educational games and quizzes.
Start Talking Now
Start Talking Now is a Washington State based program helping parents gain the confidence and language to talk to their kids about drugs and alcohol.
Start Talking Now Includes: parenting help, conversation starters, drug and alcohol facts, community resources, and the site is offered in Spanish as well.
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids includes a "Parent Toolkit" with helpful tips for parents, guardians, and grandparents, and conversation starters for every age. There is a community page to find support and help nearby. The site also gives comprehensive and scientifically-based drug facts. One of the more helpful aspects of this site is "The Teen Brain" section, giving insight into teen brain development, behavior, and moods.
Partnership for Drug Free Kids Includes: drug facts, parent toolkit, brain development, ways to get help, ways to get involved.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIH is the parent site of NIDA, and it therefore has similar science-based advice and facts but in a much more straightforward manner. NIH is a perfect site if you are looking to read research studies, or for a more analytical or academic approach to drug facts.
NIH Includes: academic publications, drug facts, current news, events
Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD)
MADD began in the 1980s and continues it's work today. The organization's mission is "To end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking"
MADD Includes: political campaign involvement, parenting support, victim support and services, facts and stats.