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Join Together
http://www.drugfree.org/join-together
Join Together, a collaboration of the Boston University School of Public Health and The Partnership at Drugfree.org, is a national resource for communities working to reduce substance abuse and gun violence.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
http://www.samhsa.gov/
This federal agency strives to improve the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses. Call: (800) 789-2647.

Partnership for a Drugfree America
http://www.drugfree.org
This site features information about drugs and their effects and treatments. The site also shows paraphernalia associated with different drugs and includes personal stories.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
http://www.nida.nih.gov
NIDA offers a science-based drug abuse education program for students, news, information, and resources.

Hugs Not Drugs

This organization produces a workbook to spark discussions about drugs with your children. Call (561) 585-7771

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
http://www.sadd.org
SADD is a peer leadership organization dedicated to preventing underage drinking, other drug use, impaired driving, and destructive decisions.

National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (NCADD)
http://www.ncadd.org
This organization provides education, information, and help in the fight against alcohol and other drug addictions. Call: (800) NCA-CALL

American Council for Drug Education
http://www.acde.org
The ACDE is a prevention and education agency against substance abuse. This website includes a helpful list of symptoms associated with specific drugs.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
http://www.fda.gov
The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/
This organization provides resources and referrals related to drug and alcohol abuse. Call: (800) 729-6686

Addiction Help Line
http://www.addiction-help-line.com
Submit a request for a referral on this site, and it will help direct you to the nearest and most appropriate treatment centers.

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