BeTobaccoFree.gov - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Provides user-friendly information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) about tobacco products and the health effects of tobacco use, as well as resources for quitting and tobacco use prevention.
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) (SAMHSA) - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (HHS, SAMHSA)
According to its website, CSAP provides national leadership in the federal effort to prevent alcohol, tobacco, and drug problems. . . . To help Americans lead healthier and longer lives, CSAP promotes a structured, community-based approach to substance abuse prevention through the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF). The framework aims to promote youth development, reduce risk-taking behaviors, build assets and resilience, and prevent problem behaviors across the individual's life span.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) (NIH) - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse (HHS, NIH, NIDA)
Also part of the NIH, NIDA is a research institute with a mission, according to its website, "to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction." It aims to support research to prevent drug misuse and addiction, to provide clinical treatment for drug misuse, and to mitigate the effect of drug misuse and addiction. It also provides facts and research reports, newsletters, and drug addiction and clinical practice journals for researchers and health care providers.
Substance Use among Black Adolescents - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (HHS, SAMHSA)
Reports trends in substance abuse among black adolescents aged 12 to 17 as compared with national rates. Examines past month use by age, gender, and those living in poverty and discusses the implications for designing and implementing prevention programs.