New York State Office of Addiction Services And Supports (OASAS) Resources
Important Information for School Nurses: Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs by Young People (NYSDOH/OASAS 9/2010)
Resources school nurses and teachers can use to educate themselves, students, and parents about prescription drug abuse.
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) Resources
Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the U.S.: 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, noninstitutionalized population of the United States.
Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit
Provides information to develop practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths.
Talk, They Hear
Underage drinking prevention campaign helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early about the dangers of alcohol.
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.