Parent Resources

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Website specifically made to help families be drug free. Gives parents information on how to help their child, to get tips or advice, and how to give back.   

 

SafeKids Medicine Safety 

Contains information broken down by age group with tips on how to keep kids safe around medicine.

 

Poison.Org 

Not only does poison control have great articles but it also contains a pill identifier, poison and prevention information, and an online help center.  

Substance Abuse in College  

As children move on to different stages in life and transition into adulthood attending college can bring a plethora of new issues with substance use possibly being one of them, here is a resource made specifically for yourself as a parent or for your college students to use themselves. It includes causes, effects and warning signs, strategies for change, legal ramifications of substance use, and so much more. 

Dangers of Study Drugs in College 

Although study drugs are not opioids they can still be detrimental for those in high school and college, using this resource you can be proactive as a parent to learn why study drugs aren't safe and what other options exist to help them take on their school work in a safer and healthier way. 

Just Think Twice

Contains drug facts, what paraphernalia to look for, photos, hot topics, the cost of drug use to society, and more.

Drug Guide For Parents: Learn The Facts To Keep Your Teen Safe 

(PDF)

Operation Prevention Parent Toolkit 

Partnership between the DEA and Discovery Education provide a wide variety of resources rich in valuable information for the parent and child.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse

Has specific sections within their website geared towards assisting parents and educators on the health effects and consequences of drug use and addiction based on the latest science-based information. 

SAMHSA’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

Opioid safety advice for patients & family members 

Truth Campaign

This campaign promotes awareness about the true affects of opioid addiction 

geared towards young adults and adolescents.  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  

Provides information on medication safety  

 

PTSD Coach Online Tool 

This online tool is through the Vetrans Affairs(VA) however is a useful tool for anyone looking for a solution for anything from working on worry/anger to sleep problems to direction in life and much more.  

(831) 637-5367 

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