NYSCSH Substance Abuse Education Materials and Resources for Implementation of Education Law §3038 - Provides information and resources for schools, families, and clinicians. The page includes Education Materials and Resources Addressing Substance Use: Implementation of New Law Education Law §3038, Memo for Providing Educational Resources to Address Substance Use, Guidance for Providing Educational Resources to Address Substance Use, and School Designee Posters (6/13/19).
Community Health Access to Addiction and Mental Healthcare Project (CHAMP) - The program helps individuals, families, and health care providers to understand legal rights to their insurance, access treatment and services, and investigate and resolve complaints regarding any denials of health insurance coverage through the CHAMP Helpline (888-614-5400).
OASAS Combat Addiction webpage - Provides links to resources for school districts, educators, and the community.
Important Information for School Nurses: Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs by Young People - Resources school nurses and teachers can use to educate themselves, students, and parents about prescription drug abuse. (NYSDOH/OASAS 9/2010)
OASAS Prevention: Educators and School Staff - Information and resources regarding addiction prevention, including Screening, Training, Curriculum, Evidence-Based Programming, and School Policy Recommendations.
OASAS/NYSDOH Drug Prevention Resources Order Form - Provides free posters and pamphlets for parents and educators on drug use and abuse by youth.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the US: Results from the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
Summarizes key findings on substance use and mental health among people aged 12 years or older in the civilian, non-institutionalized population of the United States. (SAMHSA 9/21/2109)
Behavioral Health Barometer, NY, Volume 5 - Provides data on mental health and substance abuse obtained from the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, and the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (SAMHSA 8/21/2019)
Tips for Teens series addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various substances that teens may use. It includes tip sheets on e-cigarettes, tobacco, marijuana, opioids, and steroids. (2019).