A. lcohol, T.obacco & O.ther D.rug Abuse Resource
Provided below are parent-friendly links to various websites that provide information regarding alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse. These websites provide programs, services and activities for the prevention and intervention of ATOD. Links include prevention of the conditions that place students at risk for ATOD as well as the development of protective factors and resiliency skills that promote positive youth development and decrease the frequency and occurrence of student ATOD abuse and related at-risk behavior.
Topic/Description Useful Websites Addiction Support https://addictionresource.com/ Developing Healthy Youth Support http://www.blueprintsprograms.com/ Underage Drinking Prevention https://www.samhsa.gov/underage-drinking Addiction Professionals http://certbd.org/ Improving the understanding, prevention and treatment of substance use and addiction http://www.centeronaddiction.org/ Social and Emotional learning to manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions http://www.casel.org/ Treatment http://www.hazelden.org/ Substance information, education and support http://nacoa.org/ Addiction Treatment and Recovery http://www.ncaddnj.org/ Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/gcada/ Training and prevention programs http://www.njpn.org/ Alcohol Information http://library.alcoholstudies.rutgers.edu/resources/other
Violence Prevention Resources
Listed below are resources that may be helpful in providing information on violence prevention as well as for improving the safety of schools. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of violence-related resources, but a diverse collection of supportive resources.
Topic/Description Useful Documents A PDF Pamphlet on Media Violence for parents http://www.nj.gov/education/students/safety/behavior/MediaViolencePamphlet.pdf A PDF on Information on Early Warning Signs and Responses http://cecp.air.org/guide/guide.pd Resources on warning signs of youth violence http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/warning-signs.aspx A PDF from the NJ Department of Education with additional organizations and websites of interests http://www.state.nj.us/education/students/safety/behavior/violence_memo.pdf
Warning signs of youth violence - http://www.schoolsecurity.org/trends/warning-signs-of-youth-violence/