Teen Resources

Teen Drug AbuseTeen Drug Abuse
Drugs and alcohol have a greater effect on teens than on adults. The signs of addiction can be difficult to understand, and many adolescents don’t realize the long-term damage drugs have on their bodies because the short-term side effects fade. If you have questions about drug abuse or think that your teen has an addiction, help is available.

NIDA For TeensNIDA for Teens
Learn the facts and get your questions answered, all on a fun, teen friendly site with quizzes, blog posts, videos and more.

NemoursTeens Health
Information, videos, stories on everything health related including diet/exercise, sex, drugs/alcohol, managing school and a job, relationships (family, friends, love interest) and more…

sexetcSex, etc.
A site that is FOR TEENS BY TEENS – the site name speaks for itself

toosmartToo Smart to Start
Lots of good information – especially the “Need Advice” section – you can ask a question or look over the questions others have posted and see the responses. The “Reel Life” section has short videos that give you information and ways to deal with situations at school and with friends.

coolspotThe Cool Spot
The young teen’s place for info on alcohol and resisting peer pressure.

AlanonAl-Anon Family Groups                        Strength and hope for family and friends of problem drinkers
If you have someone in your life (parent, sibling, friend) that struggles with drinking, this is a place for you to be connected to other people in your situation. Learn how you take care of yourself and the best way to support your loved one.

Parent/Guardian Resources

Prescription Drug MisusePrescription Drug Misuse Prevention   WindhamRx.org
A local web site with information on preventing prescription drug misuse including how to safely store and dispose of prescription drugs.

BrainsMatterBrains Matter
This campaign gives the facts about the effects of marijuana use on the brain, body, and behavior.  There are also tips for how to talk to your kids about marijuana use.

All teens are at risk, but YOU are their #1 influence. Get tips for improving your unique parenting style.Think a teen is already in trouble?  Find resources for help.

Partnership for Drug-Free KidsPartnerPartnership for Drug-Free Kids
Information to help parents talk to their children about substance use including key facts, how to approach different subjects, current research and responses to what is in the media. You can subscribe to get regular information and support.

Easy to navigate, topic based site with information on all things related to the health of your child.

AAlogoAlcoholics Anonymous
Find the resources and support you need to stop drinking.

College DrinkingCollege Drinking Prevention
Find comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students. The parent page gives information on how to help your child choose a college with a way to search for the alcohol policies at different schools. There is also information on how to prepare your child for the social challenges at college.


Annual Report 2016

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