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Getting to Recovery
Call the drug-free helpline if you or someone you know needs help or visit this website to become aware, stay informed, and get involved in the anti-drug campaign to help drug abuse and addiction.
This treatment provider search aims to give information to those looking for treatment for drug abuse, addiction, or mental health problems. You can also call the SAMHSA Treatment Referral Line 1-800-662-HELP (4357).
Find a professional in your area that can help you or someone you know on the road to recovery.
Use this helpful infographic provided by The National Council for Behavioral Health to learn the correct language to approach the topic of addiction and recovery.
How to talk to friends, other students, and groups in the community about prevention and treatment.
Get your FAQs on addiction and treatment answered here.
Facts About Drugs
For a thorough explanation on different types of drugs and substances that can be abused, look at this comprehensive drug guide from DrugFree.org.
Access a complete guide for on-the-go reference via your iPhone or Android.
Most heroin addictions stem from an initial abuse of prescription drugs. Learn how the transition from prescriptions to heroin happens to better understand your teen's potential risk.
Sign the pledge to prevent medicine abuse to the best of your ability by vowing to safely guard your medicines and educate your child on drug abuse and addiction.
Talking About Drugs with Your Kids
Download a free marijuana talk kit from DrugFree.org for everything you need to know for talking to your kids about marijuana.
Build the parenting skills important in preventing drug use among youth by looking at The National Institute on Drug Abuse's questionnaire.
Get tips from DrugFree.org on how to raise and educate drug-free kids.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse provides you with a comprehensive guide to educate you on how to talk to your children about substance abuse.
Learn more about the teen brain and how it can be influenced, in order to understand why risky behaviors can lead to bigger problems.
This free downloadable brochure from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) helps give you the information you need to start a conversation with your kids.
Get materials from the Learn How to Help Prevent Teen Prescription Drug Abuse workshop in order to have a prominent role as a teen influencer for the teens in your life.
Answer questions about the conversation you want to have over dinner in order to receive a toolkit to help you plan, host, and moderate a conversation about drugs and addiction at the dinner table.
Resources for Teens
Created by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) as a resource for kids to learn about drugs and their effects on the brain.
Help your teens become more aware of the influences around them and how to successfully deal with the pressures.
This free downloadable brochure from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) helps explain the dangers of substance abuse to teens.
This free downloadable brochure from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) helps educate college students on the risks of using and abusing un-prescribed medication.