Articles on Substances and Their Harmful Effects

Here at The Prevention Team, we strive to ensure that the education of the community comes first. On this page, we list a multitude of resources that will help community members in learning about a variety of topics that may influence their children's lives, as well as their own.


  • Alcohol
  • Drugs (Prescription and Narcotic)
  • Bullying
  • Problem Gambling
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Veterans Hotline


Alcohol and Other Drug Resources for Families


Resources to prevent alcohol and other drug use that are designed to be accessed directly by parents or youth.

Resources List

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  Alcohol and Other Drug Resources for Families

Resources to prevent alcohol and other drug use that are designed to be accessed directly by parents or youth.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

This is an excellent resource for parents. Deals with all drugs including alcohol.

https://drugfree.org/

Make a Difference. Talk to Your Child About Alcohol

This is an excellent booklet for parents that can be downloaded on the internet.

http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/MakeADiff_HTML/makediff.htm

Above the Influence

This is a very hip and creative site for late middle school and high school youth

http://www.abovetheinfluence.com/

 Resources for families specifically targeting

preventing prescription drug misuse and abuse.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

This is an excellent resource for parents. Deals with all drugs including alcohol.

https://drugfree.org/

Lock the Cabinet

This site has good information about prescription drugs and abuse and advocates adults locking up their prescription drugs.

http://www.lockthecabinet.com

  YOUTH RESOURCES

Alcohol and Other Drug Resources for Youth

Resources to prevent alcohol and other drug use

that are designed for youth.

Youth Answers

​Student Organization: http://www.sadd.org

Internet Safety: http://www.netsmartz.org/Teens

A comprehensive list of great links for adolescents and teens lives here:

http://www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts-booklets.html

Above the Influence

It’s a state of mind. It’s about being yourself and not letting negative influence get to you

http://www.abovetheinfluence.com

The young teen’s place for info on alcohol and resisting peer pressure

http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/MakeADiff_HTML/makediff.htm

What is Bullying?

Recognize the warning signs? How do I get help?

http://www.stopbullying.gov

Challenge Day

Overcoming social cruelty and bullying by becoming the change you want to see!

http://www.challengeday.org/index.php

"Not My Kid"

Inspiring positive life choices and increasing awareness of the challenges young adults face today.

http://notmykid.org/about-us/

 Additional Resources Regarding Youth Alcohol & Drug Use


Parents. Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

This is an excellent resource for parents. Deals with all drugs including alcohol.

https://drugfree.org/

Above the Influence

This is a very hip and creative site for late middle school and high school youth.

http://www.abovetheinfluence.com

Just Think Twice

The DEA has that has detailed information and media for adolescents as well as parents and educators.

http://www.justthinktwice.com

​ Bullying Resources

A comprehensive website

http://www.stopbullying.gov 

Alcoholism & Driving Under the Influence

Mothers Against Drunk Drivers

http://www.madd.org

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/

Problem Gambling Resources

Gamblers Anonymous

http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/index.php

Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention 1-800-273-TALK

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Veterans Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255 Press 1

VeteransCrisisLine.net

Text to 838255

NARCAN Resources

Free NARCAN


The Alliance for Positive Health can provide you with free NARCAN.  You do need to have training on how to administer it.

NARCAN at Pharmacies

NARCAN can be obtained at most pharmacies via N-CAP (Naloxone Copay Assistance Program). This is a DOH run program that will pay up to $40 of your prescription co-pay. You don’t need a prescription. Just need to show up at a pharmacy and ask for Narcan through the N-CAP program. For more details: https://www.health.ny.gov/…/opioid_overdose…/directories.htm 

Local REcovery Groups

LOCAL RECOVERY GROUPS MEETINGS DIRECTORY (pdf)

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