Addiction - Youth & Children

Resources

  • Anti-Drug for Parents Site offers drug information and suggestions for positive youth activities
  • ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education Links to resources for parents, teachers, and researchers; links to ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database of articles on key educational topics
  • Facts for Families Fact sheets on a wide variety of child and adolescent health topics; produced by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Freevibe Teen anti-drug site with polls, chat room, news, radio show, and the "skinny on drugs;" find out what a "buzz bomb" is! Supported by the Partnership for a Drug Free America
  • Gangs This Center for Substance Abuse Prevention resource guide concentrates on the role that drugs play in the lives of individual gang members and the role they play in the organization of the gang itself
  • IDEA BOX: Early Childhood Education and Activity Resources Includes activities, games, music, recipes, and crafts
  • National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Organization site that offers fact sheets, tips, resources, readings, and updates on this important social issue
  • National Families in Action: Analyzing Legalization National drug education, prevention, and policy center that opposes legalization, site includes information for families and drug education
  • National Network for Child Care Site serving professionals and parents; "Information Station" has a wide variety of child care-related topics
  • National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign This site provides links to United States government media programs that educate and empower young people to reject illicit drugs
  • Peer Resources Extensive international resources focused on mentoring young people, based in Canada
  • Safe Youth Violence prevention resource site includes areas for parents and guardians, professionals, and teens. Extensive collection of web links and hot topics such as risk and protective factors, youth suicide, and after school programs
  • School Zone Office of National Drug Control Policy site that offers school personnel links to health, artistic, nutritional, and physical activity resources for students
  • Talking With Kids About Tough Issues Kaiser Family Foundation offers tips, booklets, and other resources for adults wanting to improve communication with young people

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