This category features information, tips, guides, and activities to help kids and teens learn about substance abuse and prevention.
Substance abuse is not only about illegal drugs. It is using any drug, chemical, or medication excessively or in a way that can cause harm to the user. This could be cough medications, inhalants, marijuana, or cocaine.
Addiction - when you just can't stop
[ Kids ] Explains what it is, different types, what can be addicting, signs, and how to help.
[ Kids ] Helps kids identify and deal with emotions and how to say no to substances such as alcohol and drugs.
Drug Free Ambassadors
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Church of Scientology drug prevention in Australia. Includes facts and specific programs to help teens stay clean.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] A to Z list of substances explains appearance and use, effects, chances of getting hooked, health risks and UK law. Includes information on peer pressure, getting help for yourself or a friend, ecard, email and UK toll-free number to ask questions.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Teen approach to peer pressure, anti-drug message and the media. Personal stories, online games, and message boards.
In the Mix - Altered States
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] PBS documentary gives personal accounts about drugs, their effects, and the physical, mental, and legal consequences of using. Includes statistics, messages from teens, marijuana poll, get or give advice, resources, and US hotline numbers.
The Science Behind Drug Abuse
[ Teens ] National Institute on Drug Abuse offers facts on drug use and the brain. Includes answers to common questions, real stories from teens with addictions, and games and quizzes to test teens' knowledge of drugs and their effects.
TeensHealth: Dealing With Addiction
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Find out what you can do if you think you or a friend has a drug or alcohol addiction. Explains signs, getting help, and staying clean.
TeensHealth: Drugs: What You Should Know
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Gives street names, usage, effects, and addictiveness for legal and illegal drugs.
What You Need to Know About Drugs
[ Kids/Teens ] Article explains how drugs affect the human body. Includes a look at why people use drugs, along with warning signs of drug abuse and tips for helping friends who are using drugs.
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