Teens

Internet Resources:

 Above the Influence Campaign
Great information about how to stand up to negative pressures, or influences, including the pressure to use drugs, pills, and alcohol.

 

NIDA For Teens
Information for adolescents ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse.

 

Students Against Destructive Decisions
A peer-to-peer education, prevention, and activism organization dedicated to preventing destructive decisions, particularly underage drinking, other drug use, risky and impaired driving, teen violence, and teen suicide.

 

The Cool Spot
The young teen’s place for info on alcohol and resisting peer pressure

 

Check Yourself
A place for teens and to check out where they stand with drugs and alcohol.

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Getting ready to drive?  Here’s a great link to learn about driving and vehicle safety.

 

MedlinePlus
Up-to-date tools and information to help you understand underage drinking.

 

 

(Special thanks to Mrs. Clifford’s class at Valley Charter school for their contributions to this resource list. ) 

Downloadable Resources:

Alcohol and the Athlete
Alcohol Energy Drink Fact Sheet
Adolescent Depression
Over the Counter and Prescription Drug Fact Sheet
Marijuna’s Effects on Brain

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