Infant, Maternal & Reproductive Health Unit
The Parent/Caregiver section provides resources and links to extremely helpful information for you, as a
parent/caregiver, to be prepared to deal with some of the issues that face adolescent girls.
American Academy of
for parents on what to do if you suspect drug use.
Find ways parents can be an anti-drug.
Blocks for a Healthy Future - SAMHSA‛s website where parents,
caregivers, and teachers of children aged 3 to 6 can find lots of
great tips, materials, and ideas for spending time with their
children and learning together.
CASA National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse VIII: Teens and
Site provides a downloadable copy of the report specifying the five risk factors that increase the risk of
teen substance abuse.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA)
has a site that provides information on reducing college age alcohol abuse.
Leadership to Keep
Children Alcohol Free
Methamphetamine: A Guide for Parents and Other Caregivers-A
parenting resource guide from the Center for Substance Abuse
Some strategies for parenting teens wisely. Parenting Wisely (American Teens) has been named an "exemplary"
program by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), a "model" program by The Center
for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(SAMHSA), and a "best practices" program by the Center for the Application of Prevention
Information on alcohol/drugs and resources for concerned parents launched by the White House Office of
National Drug Control Policy.
Click below to locate a publicly funded facility.
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