Below are websites designed to promote awareness and educate youth about drugs and alcohol. There is no such thing as “too much information.” The more you know the facts versus myths, the better prepared you will be to navigate through your preteen and teen years.
http://www.thecoolspot.gov/ The young teen’s place for information on alcohol and resisting peer pressure. Resources, information, and support on alcohol use and abuse among teenagers.
http://www.justthinktwice.com/ Helps teens make informed, confident decisions about drug use. Supported by information from the DEA.
http://www.abovetheinfluence.com/ Empowers young people to recognize and face the influences around us, including the pressure to abuse drugs and alcohol.
http://www.teens.drugabuse.gov/ Good info on how drugs affect your body. Scientific approach to drugs and alcohol, supported by research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/ Information about underage drinking for youth, teens, and adults. Learn how you can help prevent underage drinking.