Prevention

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, a month-long observance that focuses on the role substance abuse prevention plays in promoting safe and healthy communities.

http://www.samhsa.gov/prevention/docs/PreventionMonthActivities09192012.pdf

http://www.samhsa.gov/prevention/docs/PreventionPledge_09192012.pdf

“Building Blocks for a Healthy Future” An Online resource for parents, caregivers, and teachers of children aged 3 to 6 the opportunity to find lots of great tips, materials, and ideas for spending time with their children and learning together.

http://bblocks.samhsa.gov/

“Too Smart to Start”, Online Prevention Resource for youth, teens, families, educators, and community leaders.

http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/Start.aspx

“As You Age”, A guide to aging, medicines, and alcohol.

http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content//SMA04-3940/SMA04-3940.pdf

 

Keeping kids drug free

The best way to keep kids drug free are through positive role models and lots of great activities.