Drugs and Alcohol Resources

Drugs & Alcohol
 
 
http://abovetheinfluence.com/facts/drugfacts
This contains information about nearly all drugs and their health and social effects on a person including unconventional drugs like bath salts, over the counter drugs, and household inhalants. A good way to inform parents on the modern dangers kids face today.

http://teens.drugabuse.gov 
Drug abuse prevention aimed at teens, parents and educators.  Has videos that can be used in the classroom as well as proposed classroom activities and material to distribute.

Includes information about prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery for substance abuse.  Also contains tips on safeguarding prescription medication and information about Social Host laws which make parents responsible for underage drinking in their home.
 
The partnership provides resources and information for New Jersey families to take steps to prevent and treat substance abuse.
  
This information is provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.  Developing good communication skills helps parents catch problems early,  support positive behavior and  helps them stay aware of what is happening in their children's lives. 
 
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