Do you know that…when communities embrace prevention practices and strategies we are clearly demonstrating our support for young people to choose healthy lifestyles?
Here are resources that youth, parents, families, and communities can use to foster prevention instead of waiting for intervention.
notMYkid www.notmykid.org An organization founded by parents who went through the ordeal of addiction, intervention and recovery seeks to empower youth to reach their full potential by inspiring positive life choices.
Stop Underage Drinking www.stopalcoholabuse.gov This link is a portal to Federal resources related to the prevention of underage drinking.
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) www.cadca.org Dedicated to strengthening the capacity of community prevention coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) www.nida.nih.gov An organization that researches and publishes the lastest scientific findings on drug abuse and addiction.
Check out these other valuable prevention resources on the Web.www.cdc.gov www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/ www.medicineabuseproject.org/ www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/frequently-asked-questions-and-facts-about-marijuana/ www.bhddh.ri.gov/ www.narragansett.k12.ri.us/NHS/GuidWeb/guidance.html www.drugfree.org/ www.getsmartaboutdrugs.com/ www.iknoweverything.com/ www.www.roadwiserx.com/ www.oceanstateprevention.org/