Drugs & Alcohol
Club Drugs Home
This site is a service from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and offers information on club drugs, such as Ecstasy, Rohypnol, ketamine and more.
The Coaches Playbook Against Drugs
A guide for children's athletic coaches on how to get the anti-drug message across.
Common Sense Strategies for Raising Alcohol & Drug Free Children
Brought to you by the National PTA, this site gives ideas as to who's at risk, what we can do, and the five "C"s of Effective Discipline.
Do You Think You Might Have a Problem With Alcohol or Other Drugs?
Take this quiz to see.
National Household Survey on Drug Abuse
This is a resource to go visit to order free publications about tips for teens.
National PTA Drugs and Alcohol
Advice on discussing drugs with your children, steps you can take towards prevention, and a drug awareness fact sheet, are just a few things you will find here.
Parents. The Anti-Drug.
A fantastic site with drug information, advice on how to talk to your children, news and columns and how to get involved.
Partnership for a Drug-free America
Take the Drug-Free Pledge, visit the Ecstasy and Club Drugs Information Center, check out the section on Help for Parents.
Designed with coaches and athletes in mind, this site promotes the prevention of drug use through sports. Order free posters and other material.
A Service of The National Institute on Drug Abuse, this web site explores the brain's response to drugs.
Read the magazine series Mind Over Matter, that looks at the effects of drugs such as Marijuana, Steroids, and others.
Anti-Smoking Activities and Curriculum
Cross-curricular activities from Education World relating to the Great American Smokeout.
Be an Ad Buster
See samples of advertising tobacco companies are gearing towards teens, and what is so wrong with them.
The Great American Smokeout
Visit the American Cancer Society website. "Quitters will find camaraderie and support on November 21 when thousands of Americans avoid tobacco use for the day or for good."
The Great American Smokeout
See what some people have done to participate in this annual event.
Great American Smokeout MMWR Special Issue
Links to statistics on "State-Specific Prevalence of Cigarette Smoking" and "Cigarette Smoking Before and After an Excise Tax Increase and an Anti-Smoking Campaign—Massachusetts, 1990-1996"
How to Fight Teen Smoking
What programs work at prevention. "Nearly all first use of tobacco occurs before high school graduation. So if adolescents don't start smoking by age 18, odds are they never will."
Teen Tobacco Use
From the American Cancer Society; "learn about the unique effects of nicotine on teenagers, how many currently smoke, and their interest in quitting."
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Tobacco
Get the facts, know the signs, and questions and answers
Tobacco and Kids
Facts about teen smoking, who are the children most at risk, and what parents can do to prevent Tobacco use.