Prevention Related Websites
Below you will find hyperlinks to web sites for organizations and facilities that maintain a strong focus on alcohol and other drug abuse and addiction prevention. Listing, however, does not necessarily establish an endorsement by the association.
- Centers for Disease Control Tobacco Information and Prevention Source Page “The premiere source for tobacco information and prevention, featuring the Smoking and Health Database. The Database covers more than 30 years of information, and is a comprehensive online resource covering the scientific, technical, social science, policy, legal, and historical literature related to smoking and tobacco use. The database contains over 56,000 records and is accessed by researchers, librarians, medical professionals, and the public nationwide.”
- Center for Prevention Research “The Center for Prevention Research at the University of Kentucky was established in October 1987 with funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. It was the first such Center funded by NIDA.”
- The Community Drug Board is committed to enhancing the quality of life. We are a leader in providing effective services for compulsive and addictive disorders, healthcare, life skills development, prevention, wellness and rehabilitation.
- The Connecticut Clearinghouse “is the state’s resource center for information about alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and related issues affecting mental health and wellness. We are part of Connecticut’s Prevention Infrastructure and designated by the national Center for Substance Abuse Prevention as the state’s RADAR network center.”
- The Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention. Established by the U.S. Department of Education to provide nationwide support for campus alcohol and other drug prevention efforts, the Center is working with colleges, universities, and proprietary school throughout the country to develop strategies for changing campus culture, to foster environments that promote healthy lifestyles, and to prevent illegal alcohol and other drug use among students. The Higher Education Center also provides technical assistance, develops publications, and conducts training workshops.
- Indiana Prevention Resource Center “is a statewide clearinghouse for prevention technical assistance and information about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs” and an outstanding AOD prevention resource.
- Just Say No International “fosters and develops four attributes consistently found in resilient children: social competence, problem-solving skills, autonomy, and a sense of purpose.”
- Knowledge Exchange Network “KEN is a one-stop source of information and resources on prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation services for mental illness. KEN is a service of the Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. KEN offers information related to Consumers/Survivors, Managed Care, Childrens’ Mental Health, Statistics, and upcoming conferences and events. KEN offers an online database lookup of Mental Health resources around the country and in your community. KEN offers an extensive catalog of free publications, many of which can be viewed at the site or downloaded via FTP. All of the publications can be ordered via on online order form.”
- The National Drug Prevention League “was incorporated in August 1995 as a national private sector organization for drug prevention. MEMBERSHIP: The NDPL is an association of over 25 national and major regional private sector organizations for drug abuse prevention. PREMISE: That drug abuse and addiction are at the root of the social, health, legal and economic problems of our families, communities, and nation; and, that prevention of these problems demands strong, collaborative national leadership. MISSION: To develop a strong national resolve against drug abuse and strengthen support for drug abuse prevention.”
- National Inhalant Prevention Coalition (NIPC) “Synergies, a non-profit corporation based in Austin, Texas, founded the National Inhalant Prevention Coalition (NIPC) in 1992. The NIPC grew from a state-wide prevention project in Texas called the Texas Prevention Partnership which began in 1990. NIPC is a public-private effort to promote awareness and recognition of the under publicized problem of inhalant use. NIPC is funded in part by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and is led by Synergies, a non-profit corporation founded by Harvey J. Weiss.”
- National Organization of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome “NOFAS is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1990 dedicated to eliminating birth defects caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy and improving the quality of life for those individuals and families affected. NOFAS is the only national organization focusing solely on FAS, the leading known cause of mental retardation.”
- Prevention First, Incorporated “believes that health and well-being are basic human rights. Through the highest quality training, consultation, information services and advocacy, we will promote health and wellness among individuals, organizations and communities.”
- Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center (RIPRC) “is sponsored by the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals to provide information exchange between the Department and local substance abuse prevention and mental health promotion agencies and to serve as a resource to those agencies.”
- SC PREVENTS “is a statewide prevention campaign — developed and coordinated by the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS) — that targets families, particularly those with children ages 10 to 17. But SC PREVENTS is more than just a public service campaign… “
- Tennessee Statewide Clearinghouse “is a private non-profit organization funded by the Tennessee Department of Health. The purpose of the Clearinghouse is to provide individuals, agencies, and organizations in Tennessee with resources relevant to alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs and general health related issues.”
U.S Department of Labor, Working Partners for an Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace
Working Partners provides businesses and communities with tools and information to effectively address drug and alcohol problems. More specifically, the initiative raises awareness about the impact drugs and alcohol have on the workplace and helps employers and employees work together to ensure their workplaces are free of the hazards of alcohol and drug abuse
Washington State Substance Abuse Coalition Clearinghouse
“provides information to the citizens of Washington state on issues relating to alcohol and other drugs. As the State’s designated Regional Alcohol and Drug Awareness Resource (RADAR) Network Center, WSSAC links local communities with clearinghouses and information centers worldwide.”
- Wisconsin Clearinghouse “Part of University Health Services at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the mission of the Wisconsin Clearinghouse is to help schools, families, and communities to lead healthy, productive lives.”
Underage Drinking Resources
Missouri Underage Drinking Flyers
Missouri Press Release Jefferson County 2009
Missouri Underage Drinking 2010 (PowerPoint)
Missouri Town Hall Meeting Underage Drinking 2010 (PowerPoint)
- A statewide marketing, public relations and social media campaign will launch this week (May 15, 2012) in 61 Nebraska counties. The campaign features a website where parents can go to get tips and tools that can help teens make a choice to stay away from alcohol and drugs. The website features an online quiz for parents and links to research and statistics about underage drinking in Nebraska. There are also a variety of campaign in place at the local and county level.
SD Local Coalitions That Do Underage Drinking Activities