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Alcohol

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – Government Agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. See SAMHSA “Talk Kit”

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) – NIDA’s mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.

Office of National Drug Control Policy – Part of the Executive Office of the President, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) oversees the nation’s anti-drug program. The goals of the program are to reduce illegal drug use (pdf), manufacturing and trafficking, as well as drug-related crime and violence and drug-related health consequences.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids – Helps families understand the ever-changing drug landscape, learn how to effectively communicate with teens, and provide direct support to parents dealing with a child’s drug use.

Prescription Pills

Coolidge Police Department Drug Take Back Program –  The Coolidge Police Department and Coolidge Youth Coalition have come together to create a city-wide “Drug Take-Back Program.” This comprehensive program helps to educate the public on why it’s important to properly dispose of unused and unwanted prescription drugs, keeping them out of our children’s hands and out of our water supply.

Arizona State Board of Pharmacy Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program – Grants system access accounts to practitioners and pharmacists so that they may look up, view, and print controlled substance dispensing information on their specific patients directly via user name and password. Access is granted to individuals only—not to clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, or any other health care facility.

Marijuana

Smart Approaches To Marijuana (SAM) – Marijuana Fact Sheets & Talking Points

Bullying

StopBullying.gov – Information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

Opioid Addiction

Meth/Heroin Door Hangers  – Click to Download –

Arizona Department of Health Services – The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Its mission is to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) – NIDA’s mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health

Early Childhood

First Things First Arizona – First Things First is one of the critical partners in creating a family-centered, comprehensive, collaborative and high-quality early childhood system that supports the development, health and early education of all Arizona’s children birth through age five.