Drugs and alcohol
Understanding alcohol, drugs and tobacco
Information, help, and guidance for yourself or another person who needs assistance confronting the disease of alcoholism and drug dependence.
A quick lesson on types of addiction, the symptoms and how to treat it.
Understanding and resisting peer pressure
An article teaching about peer pressure, how to avoid it, and ways to turn down a drink to prevent alcohol abuse.
Helps in understanding when peer pressure may occur and how to avoid getting dragged in to doing something you don't want to do.
15 different excuses a teen can use to get out of doing drugs or alcohol.
20 unique tips to avoid peer pressure from friends.
Am I an alcoholic?
Information on what alcoholism feels like, what Al-Anon and Alateen are, and what they stand for.
A test designed to help you understand if you have an alcoholic issue or are safely drinking.
A helpful site to prepare and encourage an alcoholic to cut down on drinking habits, including some reflective questions and activities.
A multitude of questions from teens and answers from the Al-Anon team.
Learn some facts about alcohol drinks and units, health effects of alcohol, drinking habits and behaviors, alcohol and the law, and how alcohol affects relationships. Also receive advice on whether you may drinking too much, want ways to reduce your drinking, want ways to stay safe while drinking, or what to do if you're concerned about someone else.
Tons of brochures, results, and statistics about alcohol and drinking habits.
Understanding drinking and driving
This interactive, thought-provoking experience is for young adults who are concerned about drinking and driving.
Self-care tips if a loved one is an alcoholic
12 important aspects to remember about having an alcoholic parent, friend, etc.
How to cope with and help a significant other through alcoholism.
Advice about how to cope with and help an alcoholic parent with their drinking.
Sometimes we think we're helping someone when we're really not and sometimes we hurt ourselves in the process. Here are 10 things a person who loves an alcoholic should avoid or stop doing.
Helping someone who had to much to drink
Describes the signs, help, dangers and preventative steps to take with helping someone who has drunk excessively.
Facts and research on the real effects of smokeless tobacco.
Statistics about the health effects of smoking cigarettes.
Information on the health effects smoking has on different parts of your body.
Quitting smoking and coping skills
Articles on why and how to quit, and resources for people hooked on tobacco.
Describes in detail how to cope with different withdrawal symptoms from quitting smoking.
Support, tips, tools, and expert advice to help you or someone you love quit smoking or stay smoke-free.
Facts, videos and games to help in understanding what marijuana does to the body.
Our other resource pages
Visit our Counseling and Health Care resource pages for local agencies that can help you overcome your drug and/or alcohol addiction:
Visit our Calendar and Activities page if you need ideas of things to do rather than using drugs and alcohol: