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Interested in seeing the 2011 YRBS results?
2011 YRBS results: Statewide & CSSU

Helping Youth Stay "Above the Influence"
For Teens: When Your Parents Use Drugs, an online resource for teens whose parents or family members are dealing with substance abuse http://www.AboveTheInfluence.com/help/when-parents-use.aspx

Please visit www.TheAntiDrug.com/Resources to download these and other materials or place your order.  

Dangers of Alcoholic Energy Drinks - http://www.wptz.com/news/25820507/detail.html

WhoTube is YouTube?
CY Tobacco Targets Kids & Other Useful Brain Research


Know your facts about underage drinking!
Alcohol is very harmful to teenage brain development. Click here to check out the stats.

There are so many resources and great websites to check out on the Internet. Here are a few of our favorites. Most of them have terrific information on substance abuse and violence prevention, and a few are just for fun. We will be continually updating the links page, so if you have any recommendations, please e-mail Dscott@cssu.org. Thanks!

Parent Rules Do Affect Teens' Choices- An NPR article illustrates:
*Brain research on proper adolescent development
*Parent Roles with Rules
*Myths of the European drinking model.
Go to http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127222042&sc=17&f=1001

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
ncadi.samhsa.gov

Parents - The Anti Drug
www.theantidrug.com

American Council for Drug Education
www.acde.org/common/Contents.htm

American Council for Drug Education's Facts for Educators
www.acde.org/educate/About%20Transitions.htm

DrugFree.org: Check Yourself
A place for teens to check where they are with drugs & alcohol
checkyourself.com

DrugFree.org: Parents Resource Center
www.drugfree.org/Parent/

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center
www.safeyouth.org/scripts/index.asp

Talk About Wellness
www.talkaboutwellness.org

The Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth
http://www.camy.org/ -

CDC fact sheets (these are great)
http://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/fact-sheets/underage-drinking.htm

Great resource guide
http://www.datehookup.com/content-alcohol-information-center.htm

Links to other great prevention sites:

ACME Media Literacy link for information about media literacy
www.acmecoalition.org

Green Mountain Peer Projects, which offers peer leadership and prevention trainings
to youth from across Vermont
www.gmpp-vt.org

The Center for Health and Learning, which offers many different workshops for teachers and community members
www.healthandlearning.org

Results from the statewide "Youth Risk Behavior Survey,"
which questions young people about their attitudes and behaviors related to drug use and violence
healthvermont.gov/research/yrbs.aspx

Vermont substance abuse and prevention news
healthvermont.gov/adap/adap.aspx

The campaign for tobacco free kids
www.tobaccofreekids.org

Prevention ideas and resources for teachers and school staff
www.nida.nih.gov/teaching.html

A great youth-oriented website on prevention
www.freevibe.com

A great resource for research on substance abuse
www.straightscoop.org

Information about the brain and effects of substance use.
www.howstuffworks.com/brain1.htm
www.brainplace.com

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. It contains information on substance abuse and addiction, as well as detailed information on different types of drugs and their effects.
www.ncadd.org

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information. Again, it has very specific details on individual types of drugs, including updates on more unfamiliar but increasingly popular drugs like "Ketamine."
www.health.org

Here you will find resources about various kinds of dependencies and how to get help for them.
www.addict-help.com/index.asp

Part of the National Institutes of Health and provides information on drug abuse from a public health perspective.
www.nida.nih.gov

The official website for PRIDE, Inc., an organization for parents. Check out this site for information on parenting for prevention!
www.prideprevention.org

This is the site sponsored by Resiliency in Action, and it includes wonderful information for parents and teachers on promoting the strengths in our children!
www.resiliency.com

 

 

 
 
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