Drug |Substance Use Disorder Prevention Resources

CDC Resources

National Center for Safe and Supportive Learning Environments

The Opioid Crisis and K-12 Schools: Impact and Response | Safe Supportive Learning-Shares how the opioid crisis affects students and families, and the policies and practices that can help address the crisis in schools. (National Center for Safe and Supportive Learning Environments, 4/26/2018 

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)


Easy To Read Information On Drug Facts- Designed for literacy levels of eighth grade or below. 

NYSDOH Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement

Addiction and Substance Use Disorder Educational Resources-The Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, and the NYS Education Department have created the NYS Addiction and Substance Use Disorder Educational Resource flash drive. The flash drive is available at no charge to NYS schools as a guide for personal conversations and community forums to help prevent and address substance use among young people. A list of additional resources with online links can be found in the Resource letter below.

NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance and Abuse Services (NYS OASAS) Resources- Including Education Law §3038


Parent resource with up to date information on specific drugs that are often misused and abused. Free download (click here) and can also be ordered in print form. (11/2017) Keeping Youth Drug Free. HHS Publication No. (SMA) 17-3772. Rockville, MD: Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2017.

Talk, They Hear You underage drinking prevention campaign helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early about the dangers of alcohol (3/2019)

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)

US Department of Education

Combating the Opioid Crisis and Other Substance Misuse: Schools, Students, Families (U.S. Department of Education).

National Family Partnership (NFP)-Provides drug prevention education, advocacy, and the annual National Red Ribbon Celebration. 

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