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External link Frequently Asked Questions - "Date Rape" Drug (Rohypnol)
Frequently Asked Questions - "Date Rape" Drug (Rohypnol)
External link A Parent's Guide to Preventing Inhalant Abuse
This brochure gives parents a general overview of inhalant abuse among young people, including which household products are commonly abused, the health effects of inhalant abuse and how to recognize it.
External link If Someone Close Has a Problem With Alcohol Or Other Drugs Exit Disclaimer
This pamphlet discusses what to do if someone you know has a problem with substance abuse. It gives specific tips such as be compassionate, patient, but willing to act. It also discusses some of the myths associated with alcohol and drug abuse, like "They must hit bottom." Information on national and local organizations is also provided. Also available by calling NCADI at (800) 729-6686.
External link A Guide for Teens: Does your friend have an alcohol or other drug problem? What can you do to help?
This brochure helps teens know the warning signs of drug and alcohol abuse. It also gives suggestions on how teens can help friends who may have a problem and gives explanations on why people use drugs. It also includes a resource and referral guide that provides a list of organizations that teens can contact for more information as well as a state-by-state listing of hotlines to call for help or information.
External link What You Can Do About Drug Abuse in America
This booklet is a comprehensive overview of drug use and what we as individuals and parents can do about it. Some of the topics included in the booklet include: an overview of different kinds of drugs, how and why drug use starts; effects of different drugs on the body; how to tell if someone is using; how to help a family member or friend, and where to go for help. Also available by calling NCADI at (800) 729-6686.
External linkpdf file Moving Forward With Your Life, Leaving Alcohol and Other Drugs Behind [PDF | 182KB] Exit Disclaimer
Are you beginning to understand the seriousness of your problem with drugs or alcohol and wondering how to get help? This publication profiles six individuals who have substance abuse problems and discusses reasons why they use drugs or alcohol. It also provides six steps to begin to understand substance abuse and how to go about getting help. Resources include where to go to get help, including self-help programs, government programs, national organizations and work site programs. Also available by calling NCADI at (800) 729-6686.
External link Keeping Youth Drug-Free: A Guide for Parents, Grandparents, Elders, Mentors and Other Caregivers
Research indicates that parents, grandparents, elders, foster parents, youth leaders, coaches and others can play a major role in keeping young people from using alcohol, tobacco or illicit drugs. This booklet is intended to be shared with others and used as a starting point for helping the child you care for and care about stay alcohol- and drug-free. Also available by calling NCADI at (800) 729-6686.



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