Information for Teens

NIDA for Teens- The National Institute on Drug Abuse created this site for adolescents on the science behind drug abuse. Go to:

Turning Point Connecticut- Was developed by young people in Connecticut who are in recovery from mental health and substance use issues. Their mission is to empower teens and young adults in their search for emotional and mental health.

Information for Parents

Midwestern Connecticut Council of Alcoholism Prevention Services- Provides educational presentations for parents, staff, schools and youth on substance use and abuse. Call 203-743-4027 to schedule a presentation.

ParentFurther- an online resource to help families strengthen relationships through shared activities.

Healthy Children- a web site from the American Academy of Pediatrics committed to the attainment of wellness.

Positive Discipline of Connecticut- Promotes and encourages the development of life skills needed for health and wellbeing.

Partnership for Drug- Free Kids- online drug information, tool kits and resources

Time to Talk- Tips to help a parent, relative or mentor talk to a child about substance use.

University of CT Alcohol and Other Drug Education Office- Resources on substances, their effects and helpful tips for parents of college students. Go to: