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  Substance Abuse  (Addiction)
  Substance abuse involves too many of us misusing too many different things. Due to the complex nature of the topic, we have broken-up this heading into more manageable sub topics.

Addiction | Alcohol | DARE | Detection | Drugs | Education | Govt. Agencies
Smoking | Support | Treatment

Stop Teen Drug Addiction - Christy Crandell found herself trying desperately to help her teenage son fight his drug and alcohol addiction. The battle finally ended when he was arrested for armed robbery and sentenced to 13 years in prison. Christy decided to tell her story to the world by writing: Lost & Found: A Mother and Son Find Victory over Teen Drug Addiction and launch this Web site. Christy has dedicated her life to educate parents early on and warn them about the many dangers of addiction. This site provides parents with important information and useful resources that may help them identify a possible drug or alcohol problem allowing for early intervention. Early education is a key component for all families.
Lost & Found: A Mother and Son Find Victory over Teen Drug Addiction
Christy Crandell/Author
Pascoe Publishing
  Addictions & More - Educational and supportive environment for recovery. Provides references, charts, tools and personal help if needed. Includes eating disorders, weight loss, drug abuse, alcohol, ADD coaching, gambling, and more.

Children of Alcoholics Foundation - COAF is a is a national non-profit that provides a range of educational materials and services to help professionals, children and adults break the intergenerational cycle of parental substance abuse.

Do You Have a Teen With Problems? - Help for parents with an out-of-control teen, using drugs, running away, school problems, legal troubles; substance abuse information; restructuring your family rules; behavior modification and residential treatment options for teens.

Institute for Youth Development - The (IYD) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that promotes a comprehensive risk avoidance message to youth for five harmful risk behaviors that are inextricably linked: alcohol, drugs, sex, tobacco and violence.

NI-COR (Network International-Coalition for On-line Resources) - Articles & Directories for: Health and Wellness, Addictions, Prevention, Recovery, Medical, Mental Health, Social Issues, Research, Education, Spirituality, and Family. - A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping parents get educated about youth behavioral health issues including substance abuse, ADHD, lying, suicide and depression.

REACHING BEYOND Books about substance abuse, domestic violnce, parenting, prison, relationships

Right Choices For Youth - Parents and communities are faced with the challenge of helping their children make the right decisions during adolescence.

Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program - Federal government's primary vehicle for reducing drug, alcohol and tobacco use, and violence, through education and prevention activities in our nation's schools.

Smart Recovery Network - Self-help groups for individuals wanting to gain their independence from addictive and compulsive behaviors.

Warning Signs - Warning Signs for Drugs, Alcohol and Gang Violence for Parents to help protect children who are exposed to threats to their well-being, personal safety and development.


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