Resources for teens:
The Above the Influence goal is to help teens stand up to negative pressures, or influences. The website provides facts, making teens aware of influences and and the risks when faced with tough decisions.
The website explains the science and the impact of drugs on the human body so kids will be informed to help make healthy decisions.
This website is a program of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency to educate teens about drug facts and fiction and shares stories of those who lost their lives due to drugs.
Resources for Parents:
D.A.R.E. is a police officer-led series of classroom lessons that teaches children from kindergarten through 12th grade how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and violence-free lives.
The NIDA provides scientific research and findings regarding the aspects of drug addictions.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is a prevention, intervention and treatment resource for parents/guardians to address alcohol and drug abuse.
The TDSHS maintains information regarding children’s mental health and substance abuse intervention services on its website.