Youth

Above the Influence: www.AbovetheInfluence.com

  • An innovative and interactive website that helps you take a look at yourself. There might come a point when you ask yourself, who am I really? Am I being real? Am I still the kid my parents think I am? And more importantly, who do I want to be?

Cool Spot:  www.thecoolspot.gov

Drug Facts:  High School and Youth Trends:  http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/high-school-youth-trends

  • The National Institute on Drug Abuse explores the results and impacts of a survery of 8th – 12th grade students regarding the top drugs used. Extensive scientific information on various drugs of abuse is available, as well as prevention aides and health guides. NIDA strives to always encourage youth to seek the facts when it comes to drug use and abuse!

http://www.drugabuse.gov/children-and-teens

  • Get the Facts! NIDA wants you to be informed with the facts, not the word on the street. Get the inside information on how different drugs can affect the brain and the body and what you can do to get involved.

Kids Health:  www.KidsHealth.org

  • Everything you ever wanted to know about your body, healthy eating, emotions and feelings, peer pressure, drugs and all those other questions you always thought about asking but didn’t know where to find the answer!

National Drug Facts Week:  www.teens.drugabuse.gov/national-drug-facts-week

  • (NDFW) is a national health observance for teens to promote local events that use NIDA science to shatter the myths about drugs. This online guide gives you everything you need to plan, promote, and host your NDFW event.

National Highway Traffic Association:  http://www.nhtsa.gov/Driving+Safety/Research+&+Evaluation/Alcohol+and+Drug+Use+By+Drivers

  • Explore laws regarding distracted driving, drunk and impaired driving, tips for safe and defensive driving, as well as vehicle safety. Be an informed and safe driver and passenger!

NIDA For Teens:  www.Teens.drugabuse.gov

  • NIDA for Teens educates middle and high school students on the science behind drug use/abuse.  “For Teens” includes Drug Facts, Drugs & Health Blogs, Multimedia Activities & Videos.

2016 Surgeon General’s Report: