Resources

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The following links provide additional information for administrators, coaches and teachers to help students and student-athletes win for life.

All Topics
Youth.gov (Resources on 26 different youth topics)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tobacco
Smoke Free Teen – DHHS
Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults (20 page PDF)
CDC – Youth Tobacco Prevention (Information Sheet and Resource Page)
Alaska’s Tobacco Quit Line
CATCH – grades 6-8 e-cigarette program (purchase only)
Guidelines for School Health Programs to Prevent Tobacco Use and Addiction (MMWR)
Where There’s Smoke: The Effects of Smoking on the Human Body (50 minutes, homework)
Usual Sources of Cigarettes for Middle and High School Student (MMWR)

Alcohol
Be You Alaska, a program of the Alaska Wellness Coalition (Celebrating teen success in making healthy choices)
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Alaska Wellness Coalition
Volunteers of America Alaska (Helping adolescents overcome substance addiction in Alaska since 1981 – Prime for Life program available in Anchorage)
Recover Alaska (Focusing on alcohol abuse)
Teen Drug Abuse
A Substance Abuse Guide for Parents
Statewide Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

Drugs
Youth.gov (Evidence Based Programs for Prevention and Treatment)
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (Top Ten Tips for Prevention)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (Preventing Drug Abuse: The Best Strategy)
Teen Drug Abuse
A Substance Abuse Guide for Parents

For the most current copy of the entire publication go to:
https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/preventing-drug-abuse-among-children-adolescents/acknowledgments

Did You Know … ?

Cigarette smoke is loaded with toxins and hundreds of harmful additives. It contains much higher levels of carbon monoxide than car exhaust!