U S Department of Health and Human Resources: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Information. This interactive website can be searched by Drug, Issues, Publications, Resources, etc... Many of the publications are out-of-stock, but are in PDF form and can be printed for use and distribution. Below are just a few of the reproducible publications available.
Parents & Teachers - Get educational resources and find the latest science-based information about the health effects and consequences of drug abuse and addiction and resources for talking with kids about the impact of drug use on health. National Institute of Drug Abuse Students & Young Adults - Get the inside information on how different drugs can affect the brain and the body and what you can do to get involved. For more resources, see the NIDA for Teens Web site.
Grant Funds Available:
Education: List of Currently Open Grant Competitions - Application packages are available for grant competitions that are currently open. (Latest closing dates are at the top of the list)
Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools (U.S. Department of Education)
Children of Alcoholics: A Community Guide to Action: “The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) urges Americans to get and share the facts about children in families with alcoholism. This guide offers ways to communicate these facts and shows how to turn them into positive actions on behalf of our young people. SAMHSA is proud to join the National Association for Children of Alcoholics during National Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week and throughout the year in efforts to break the generational cycle of alcohol problems in families.” This easy-to-use guide can help you raise public awareness about family alcoholism and its impact on children. These materials can be used throughout the year and can be adapted for family-related holidays and observances. Children of Alcoholics Week is observed every year during the week of February 14. Use these materials in your community to increase media coverage of how alcoholism affects families, especially children.
Kentucky Department of Education : Safe and Drug-Free Schools - KDE collaborates with the Kentucky Center for School Safety to provide training ... resources and informational links regarding Safe and Drug Free Schools. ... current school safety statutes, which took effect on June 25, 2013.
Up Drug Free - Department of Justice - A
Parent's Guide to Prevention. 2012
This guide contains information on the substances children are exposed to and where they get them. It will explain the names (and “street names”) of common drugs, how they’re used, their effects, where children obtain them, and how to know if your child is using them. Which children are most at risk for using drugs and how you can offset some of those risk factors? The importance of providing what are called protective factors—at home, in school, and in the community. (U. S. Department of Education)
Tips for Parents on Keeping Children Drug Free tells what your children should know about drugs by the time they reach the third grade, ways to help your child stay drug free in the middle and junior high school years, and how to... (Department of Education)
Drug Descriptions examines the Controlled Substances Act and provides information on narcotics, depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, cannabis, steroids, clandestine laboratories, inhalants, drug... (Department of Justice)
Tobacco Information and Prevention Source provides educational materials that help to prevent tobacco use among youth, promote smoking cessation, and protect nonsmokers from environmental tobacco smoke. Visitors can order... (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of American works on behalf of over 5,000 community coalitions from across the country to realize its vision and provide resources against drug abuse in youth populations. (CADCA)
Health Information: Nicotine Addiction - A report published on nicotine addiction has found that smoking cigarettes is just as addictive as doing drugs such as cocaine and heroin. Over the years it has been recognized that smoking and not being able to quit is due to the addiction to nicotine contained in cigarettes. It has been shown that nicotine has an effect on the brain similar to drugs like cocaine and heroin. Back in the 1980′s, it was confirmed by the US Surgeon General that any form of tobacco is addictive, and that addiction is caused by the nicotine.(Health Insurance)
National Drug Facts Week - What is National Drug Facts Week? National Drug Facts Week (NDFW) is a health observance week for teens. The goal of NDFW is to shatter the myths about drugs and drug abuse. NDFW encourages community based events that give teens a physical or virtual space to ask questions about drugs and get factual answers from a scientific expert. NDFW is an initiative of the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), which supports most of the world’s research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. (National Institute of Drug Abuse)
RED RIBBON WEEK - National Family Partnership is the sponsor of the National Red Ribbon Week Celebration observed in October each year. They help "citizens across the state come together to keep children, families and communities safe, healthy and drug-free, through parent training, networking and sponsoring the National Red Ribbon Campaign. It is an ideal way for people and communities to unite and take a visible stand against substance abuse. Show your personal commitment to a drug-free lifestyle through the symbol of the Red Ribbon…” (National Family Partnership)
Reports and Detailed Tables from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) - Nov 7, 2016 - Data, Outcomes, and Quality ... that present findings and data based on results of the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)