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Information for Parents

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 11:00 AM

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Explore the following resources for information regarding addiction.

NIDA: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Preventing Drug Abuse among Children and Adolescents

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System. See how youth are impacted by addiction.

How to Raise a Drug Free Kid by Joseph A. Califano, Jr.
This book will help you get the inside scoop on how to raise your kid to be drug free.

American Psychological Association
Have Your Children Had Their Anti-Smoking Shots? (“Attitude Inoculation”)

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Adolescent and School Health – Alcohol and Other Drug Use

Sunny’s Story: How to Save a Young Life from Drugs by Ginger Katz
Sunny’s Story is a compelling drug prevention story for children, adolescents, teenagers, parents, grandparents, and teachers.

Tyler’s Light
Non-profit organization focused on preventing drug abuse. Started by parents of college student who overdosed in 2011.

Tyler’s Light-A Story of Addiction and College Sports
You Tube video. Parents start foundation to help prevent drug abuse after son overdoses.

Teens Health: Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs
Smoking, drinking, and doing drugs can really affect people’s lives. Is your life affected? Includes ways to get help.

Teens Health: Gambling Addiction
Description of problem gambling, how to get help.

ABC Nightline Story: Is the Internet Driving Pornography Addiction Among School-Aged Kids?
Video news story from ABC News - posted May 8, 2012

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