Publications to Read

 7 Ways to Protect Your Teen From Alcohol and Other Drugs

Growing Up Drug-Free: A Parent’s Guide To Prevention

Managing a Mental Health Condition in College

Preventing Substance Use Starts at Home – Safeguarding Your Children 

Preparing Your Young Children for a Healthy, Drug-free Future   

Talking to Your Middle School-aged child about Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs:  10 Step Guide for Parents



Videos to Watch

Summary of the 2018 Monitor the Future National Survey Results (3:21)

Advice to Parents | Drugs & College 101 by NIDA Director, Dr. Nora Volkow (5:56)


Websites to Visit

National Institute on Drug Abuse
Find the latest science-based information about the health effects and consequences of drug abuse and addiction and resources for talking with kids about the impact of drug use on health.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids – Where families find answers
Resources are science- and research-based, and designed specifically for parents like you.

United States Drug Enforcement Agency
Find a wide variety of free resources, about drug use prevention, including current drug fact information.

Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse or call toll-tree: 1-800-952- 6637
Browse, download, or order copies of free adolescent and family health promotion publications, including on how to talk with children about alcohol and other drugs.

Resources to help raise a generation of children who are thoughtful, informed, and brave about race. Learn more here.