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This kit discusses the consequences of substance misuse among college students including the misuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. It explores various causational factors such as peer pressure, stress, social norms, and advertising messages.
This fact sheet is written specifically for preteens and teens. It compares the myths with the facts about alcohol use among youth and the effects of alcohol use. This fact sheet can help parents and prevention professionals start conversations about underage drinking and alcohol misuse.
The Rx Pain Medications. Know the Options. Get the Facts. is a series of 13 fact sheets designed to increase awareness of the risks associated with prescription opioid use and misuse, as well as to educate patients who are prescribed opioids for pain about the risks and to provide resources on methods for alternative pain management. This particular fact sheet focuses on the importance of properly storing medication in the home to avoid accidental ingestion by children.
Provides parents of children ages 9 to 15 with the tools and information they need to start talking with their children early about the dangers of alcohol. Includes a suite of materials that helps reinforce the underage drinking prevention campaign's messages.
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This comic book raises awareness about the dangers people face when living with a substance use disorder. It contains graphic photos and depictions of a traumatic event that may not be suitable for children.
Provee una dramatización de los problemas de un hombre con el abuso del alcohol, manejo embriagado, negación y recuperación. Presentada en forma de fotonovela con fotos y diálogo. Contiene una guía de recursos para el tratamiento del abuso de sustancias, consejería y grupos de autoayuda.
This report evaluates a series of town hall meetings held in 2010 to raise awareness about underage drinking and to engage communities in prevention efforts. It reviews the implementation and perceived outcomes of the meetings and makes comparisons with 2006 and 2008 data.
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