Drugs and Alcohol
Above the Influence – Site created for the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, a program of the Office of National Drug Control Policy
The Cool Spot – A site mainly for pre-teens and early teens on alcohol, peer pressure, and the facts
Control Tonight – An interactive site answering the questions: What happens if your friend drinks too much alcohol? What could go wrong?
The Dangers of Drug Driving – An interactive site showing the effects on the brain while using certain drugs and how that effects driving skills
Drugs + HIV – Learn the link between drug abuse and the spread of HIV infection in the United States
Drugs + Your Body – A website showing you what using drugs does to the brain, skin, mouth, and more
Drugs: Shatter the Myths (PDF download)
Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction (PDF download)
Fresh Empire – FRESH EMPIRE salutes those who represent Hip Hop, stay on their grind, and live tobacco-free.
Half of Us Rx – An awareness campaign designed to educate teens on addiction and recovery. Hear from celebrities like Macklemore about his story.
Meth Project – A large-scale prevention program aimed at reducing Meth use through public service messaging, public policy, and community outreach
Natural High – A substance abuse prevention organization that inspires young people to say yes to their passions, and no to drugs and alcohol
NIDA for Teens – Teen site sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse that examines the science behind drug abuse
PeerX – Online educational initiative that provides science-based information about teen prescription drug abuse prevention.
The Truth – Find out what’s really in a cigarette!
What’s Really at Stake? – Information about underage gambling and the risks
Publicolor – A nonprofit that engages youth by teaching them commercial painting so they can renovate their schools and community centers
Student Youth Travel Association Youth Foundation – Promotes educational travel for young people, and offers scholarship and grant programs
Youth Action Net – Information, social networking, and discussion for young social entrepreneurs
Youth Radio – Original news articles and commentaries from youth ages 14 to 24 about the hot-button issues affecting young people today
Games & Other Great Resources
Mouse Party by University of Utah – Game demonstrates the effects of different drug use on the brain
SPEAK UP – Dedicated to the prevention of gun and weapon violence in schools and communities
STD Wizard – Free, confidential five-minute quiz helps youth determine if they are at risk for a sexually transmitted disease
Hear rapper Macklemore’s story of his addiction and recovery on MTV.