International Resource Finder

Are you a parent, teacher, practitioner, policy maker or community leader concerned about the well-being of young people?

Are you looking for materials or information to help young people to lead healthy lives and avoid substance abuse?

Try Mentor International’s new International Resource Finder for anyone working with young people to easily and quickly find materials to help you in your work. This interactive tool features more than 100 resources from a variety of organisations across the world. We are keen to develop this tool. Please help us to do this by sending us any great resources to review and potentially include update [at] preventionhub [dot] org

  • Parent
    Family Member
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    • You are a parent
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      • Your child is 12 or under
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      • Your child is 13 - 18
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    • You are a grandparent
      1236
  • Teacher
    Practitioner
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    • Are you looking for resources specifically for teachers/school environment
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      • You are working with children 12 or under
        1239
      • You are working with young people 13 - 18
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    • Are you looking for more general prevention exercises or guidance
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      • You are working with children 12 or under
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      • You are working with young people 13 - 18
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  • Community Leader
    Policy Maker
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  • Learning Materials

    Pamphlet that offers a range of creative classroom activities and suggests the level of prevention intervention at each grade.

    Available in
    English
    North Dakota Substance Abuse Prevention Department
  • Factsheet

    Provides information for parents about the National Health and Medical Research Council's (NHMRC) guidelines for young people. It aims to help parents understand why the 'recommendation of not drinking' was made and provides some suggestions about how parents can educate their children about alcohol and help reduce the risk of harm.

    Available in
    English
    National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
  • Booklet

    Booklet that summarises what we know about the effects of cannabis on health and well-being.

    Available in
    English
    National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC)
  • Website

    Website with online tool that provides a guide explaining how many standard drinks are in common containers of alcohol.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Website

    Website specifically designed for girls that provides alternative activities to drugs, ways to say "no" to drugs, and tips to stay away from drugs.

    Available in
    English
    Office on Women's Health
  • Booklet

    Booklet that provides activities and different discussion points regarding drug use and abuse. Links to more useful resources are included under each discussion point.

    Available in
    Russian and Spanish
    UNODC
  • Website

    Website that presents a tailored action plan for parents to take when talking about underage drinking with their child.

    Available in
    English
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Research

    Guidelines to assist American Indian and Alaska Native communities in taking a proactive role that addresses the alcoholism, addiction, and alcohol and substance abuse across their reservations, villages, and urban communities in ways that are culturally responsive.

    Available in
    English
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Booklet

    Pamphlet to demonstrate some steps to follow when deciding whether to translate health promotion materials into community languages and if appropriate, how to go about it.

    Available in
    English
    Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health (CEH)
  • Booklet

    Equips prevention professionals, healthcare providers, and educators with information on current health issues among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations. Includes an overview of terms related to gender identity and sexual expression.

    Available in
    English
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Website

    Website that provides research-based strategies and materials about underage alcohol use. The materials are designed to educate youth about the harms of alcohol use and to support parents and caregivers as they participate in their children's activities. Through this website some of SAMSHA's best resources/games/guidelines for a range of audiences can be found.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Research

    Research paper that provides a range of perspectives on current research and best practice relating to a central theme in drug prevention. This edition focuses on the role of families preventing alcohol-related harm among young people.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Interactive Resource

    Guide for teachers that explains how to prepare an activity for students to learn about the pros and cons of using humans and animals for research on club drugs.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
  • Booklet

    Booklet that explains how grandparents can communicate better with their teenage grandchild, learn about the latest drugs and discover how they can help keep their grandchild healthy.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    Partnership for Drug Free Kids
  • Booklet

    Booklet that provides advice on talking to children about alcohol and drugs. Includes chapters on: How to start the conversation, get the facts about alcohol and other drugs, saying 'yes' or 'no' to a party, knowing the law and planning a safe teen party.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Website

    Website that provides advice on how to talk to children about alcohol and drugs. Includes chapters on how to start the conversation, get the facts about alcohol and other drugs, saying 'yes' or 'no' to a party, knowing the law and planning a safe teen party. Online version of the booklet with advice tips and links.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Booklet

    Booklet and activity sheet that outlines and explains the traditional concepts of the medicine wheel and the need to remain balanced at the centre of the wheel, while developing equally the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of one's personality.

    Available in
    English
    North Dakota Prevention Resource and Media Centre (PRMC)
  • Booklet

    Booklet that provides examples of useful youth involvement activities and simple ice-breakers.

    Available in
    English
    Mentor UK
  • Learning Materials

    Video that presents teens from the Oregon Partnership sharing where they find their inner strength to live' Above the Influence', when some of those closest to them have fallen under.

    Available in
    English
    Partnership for Drug Free Kids
  • Website

    Website specifically designed for teens that provides information about alcohol, peer pressure, and resisting alcohol. It provides quizzes, polls and animated role play.

    Available in
    English
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
  • Research

    Standards provide a set of guidelines on effective practice for prevention workers in school, community and home-based settings. When first developed the Standards served as a basis for UNODC's International Standards. CCSA created three different guidebooks on standards dependent on the settings of the intervention: standards for prevention in communities, standards for prevention in schools, and guidelines for families.

    Available in
    English and French
    Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse Drug Prevention
  • Booklet

    Booklet that reminds teens that alcohol is a drug - and the most commonly used drug among students. It helps test knowledge and emphasises key facts. Topics include gender issues, alcohol and the teen brain.

    Available in
    English
    Parent Action on Drugs (PAD)
  • Booklet

    Booklet that raises parents' awareness of the facts and issues around teenage drinking.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Website

    Website that offers guidelines for parents on discussing drugs and prevention with their children in simple English for anyone with reading/language barriers.

    Available in
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Booklet

    Pamphlet providing brief outline of conversation goals parents should have when talking to their child about underage drinking.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Website

    This website provides teens with information about their own and their peer's drug and alcohol use. It's designed for 13-16 year olds to use at school or for them to try in their own time.

    Available in
    English
    Tonic
  • Factsheet

    Factsheet that guides grandparents to support their grandchildren, especially if the grandparents' son/daughter has drug/alcohol problems. It offers self-help for grandparents and support for problem user parents and affected grandchildren.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Learning Materials

    Classroom resource pack provides teaching strategies for educators working with children aged 9-12 years old, introducing stress management strategies and support for building emotional resiliency.

    Available in
    English and French
    Psychology Foundation of Canada and Pfizer Canada's More than Medication.
  • Learning Materials

    Presentation/Slideshow that summarises SAMSHA's Strategic Prevention Framework, which outlines a process that an organization, initiative, community, or state can follow in order to prevent and reduce the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs.

    Available in
    Arabic, Spanish, English (other aspects of page in French)
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Website

    Website that presents SAMSHA's Strategic Prevention Framework, which outlines a process that an organization, initiative, community, or state can follow in order to prevent and reduce the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs.

    Available in
    Arabic, Spanish, English (other aspects of page in French)
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Website

    Website about SAMSHA's Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) that uses a five-step planning process to guide states, jurisdictions, tribes, and communities in the selection, implementation, and evaluation of effective, culturally appropriate, and sustainable prevention activities.

    Available in
    English
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Interactive Resource

    Website that uses animated video to help parents and caregivers start talking to their children early-as early as 9 years old-about the dangers of alcohol.

    Available in
    English
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Factsheet

    Factsheet that explains how sporting clubs prove an ideal setting for prevention, describing some effective case studies in Australia.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Learning Materials

    The Hunters is a drama that focuses on drug abuse among youth. The story serves as a behavioural communication tool for young people. This drama is produced to be used in schools, non-governmental organisations and the media.

    Available in
    English
  • Booklet

    Pamphlet that outlines and explains the seven traditional concepts of respect and sharing that form the foundation of Native American life, encourages pupils to write a pledge as to why and how they will stay alcohol and drug free and provides some other ideas for activities that will promote substance-abuse prevention.

    Available in
    English
    North Dakota Substance Abuse Prevention Department
  • Research

    Guidelines that presents information on identifying, screening, and assessing adolescents who use substances, conducting comprehensive assessments, and beginning treatment planning. Chapter 1, 2 and 3 provide really useful information on substance abuse prevention, including appropriate strategies and guidelines for screening and assessment. The rest of the book explores issues surrounding adolescents in juvenile justice settings.

    Available in
    English
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Booklet

    Booklet that provides strategies for teachers, administrators, other school staff, and parents to implement to increase the extent to which students feel connected to school.

    Available in
    English
    Centre for Disease Control Prevention (CDC)
  • Factsheet

    Poster that helps parents to plan a fun and safe party for their teen, helping them identify and combat the potential risks of alcohol and drugs.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Research

    Research paper that provides a summary of current research relevant to working with families, especially when a parent presents for treatment or support. The paper aims to be a useful resource for both service providers and practitioners, providing tips and advice on family sensitive and family inclusive practice, with a specific focus on supporting children.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Interactive Resource

    Games for teachers and students to tackle issues of drug abuse.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and Rice University
  • Interactive Resource

    Educational game designed to prevent drug use, targeting students between 13 and 18 years old. Informs them about the potential harms of cannabis, methamphetamine, hallucinogens, and pills such as ecstasy.

    Available in
    English
    UNSW Australia and National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC)
  • Research

    Research paper that explores the prevention of drug-related harm among individuals belonging to communities characterised by cultural and linguistic diversity.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Website

    Online learning aid that offers parents and caregivers information about how to help prevent children from using and abusing drugs. It offers information on drugs and alcohol, why young people use them, and how to communicate and help protect young people from using drugs.

    Available in
    English
    Mentor International
  • Booklet

    Booklet that provides practical guidance for planning programs and campaigns, providing communities with a basis from which they can learn from others' experiences, while also adapting strategies to meet their needs. It explains the prevention agenda, gives examples of when it has been successful and gives guidelines and methods to create a successful prevention program or campaign.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Research

    Guidelines to help schools use the Canadian Standards for School based Youth Substance Abuse Prevention.

    Available in
    English and French
    Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA)
  • Booklet

    Booklet that helps parents with children aged 9-14 years old, address issues surrounding drugs, including information on drug types, drug use and strategies for parents.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Research

    Principles provide a reference framework for the development, implementation and evaluation of effective programmes. The set of principles are divided into five main areas, including the assessment of risk and protective factors in a defined target group, the use of evidence-based approaches, the selection of an appropriate time and place for the intervention, and effective programme management.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    Office of National Drug Control Policy
  • Booklet

    Booklet that offers a range of informed approaches to assist informal educators and practitioners in tackling the issue of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS). This pack has been specifically developed for those in roles such as key workers and practitioners in specialist and targeted services such as youth services, drug treatment services or youth offending teams.

    Available in
    English
    Home Office
  • Learning Materials

    Videos that present a number of celebrities promoting prevention. Need to create a free account to access these resources.

    Available in
    English
    Natural High
  • Learning Materials

    Slideshow for youth aged 16-19 years old that presents information about alcohol consumption and alcohol poisoning.

    Available in
    English
    Parent Action on Drugs (PAD)
  • Interactive Resource

    Guide for teachers that explains how to prepare an activity for students to use information about depression, anti-depressants, and ecstasy in their race to solve a puzzle.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
  • Booklet

    Pamphlet that reflects key findings and recommendations from the book 'Parental Monitoring of Adolescents: Current Perspectives for Researchers and Practitioners'

    Available in
    English
    Centre for Disease Control Prevention (CDC)
  • Factsheet

    Poster from the Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth programme that explains the essence of resiliency for youth and parents.

    Available in
    English and French
    Parent Action on Drugs (PAD)
  • Factsheet

    Factsheet that provides current research, facts and information from the Arab world.

    Available in
    English
    Mentor Arabia
  • Booklet

    This kit provides parents with the skills they need to handle any conversation and any questions their kids might have regarding marijuana use.The legalisation of the use of recreational marijuana is making it increasingly difficult for parents to talk to their kids about drug use. Taking this new landscape into consideration Partnership for Drug-Free Kids produced this resource that gives parents examples of how to start the conversation, answering teen’s questions about marijuana, and what not to say.

    Available in
    English
    Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
  • Booklet

    Booklet that provides information and statistics on cannabis in a FAQ format and some things 'to think about' such as: Addiction, driving, school and psychosis/panic.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Booklet

    Booklet that provides activities for those aged 9-11 years old from indigenous communities, using tribal imagery, beliefs and values throughout.

    Available in
    English
    North Dakota Substance Abuse Prevention Department
  • Booklet

    Booklet that provides prevention activities for children at kindergarten.

    Available in
    English
    North Dakota Substance Abuse Prevention Department
  • Booklet

    Booklet that provides prevention activities for children ages 9-12 years old.

    Available in
    English
    North Dakota Substance Abuse Prevention Department
  • Factsheet

    Factsheet on lessons from research that list principles on the origins of drug abuse behaviours and the common elements of effective prevention programs to help parents, educators, and community leaders to help guide their thinking, planning, selection, and delivery of drug abuse prevention programs at the community level.

    Available in
    English
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Learning Materials

    Website that provides a variation of lesson plans. Some of which are catered to substance abuse, with a large number addressing early prevention of potentially risky behaviours through the promotion of fundamental routines which can be implemented throughout childhood.

    Available in
    English
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Website

    Website that dispels myths about legal highs and provides some general advice for parents.

    Available in
    Mentor UK
  • Interactive Resource

    Guide for teachers that explains how to prepare an activity with cards for students to show that no one can predict when they will become addicted.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
  • Website

    Website that provides links to the global International Standards that summarise the currently available scientific evidence, describing interventions and policies that have been found to result in positive prevention outcomes and their characteristics.

    Available in
    English
    UNODC
  • Booklet

    Booklet that offers parents advice to help them address drink driving with their teenagers. Provides useful parenting strategies and example discussions.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Government
  • Website

    Website that provides information on what parents can do to help ensure that when their children get behind the wheel of a vehicle on their own, they are well prepared to become safe drivers.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Booklet

    Pamphlet that provides information and stats for girls aged 14-18 years old regarding alcohol, social relationships and mental and physical health.

    Available in
    English
    Parent Action on Drugs (PAD)
  • Booklet

    Pamphlet that supports facilitation of discussion and decision-making about evidence-based programs and practices (EBPs) intended to help administrators, program directors, and clinicians charged with choosing EBPs that meet the needs of their target population and community.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Factsheet

    Table that shows approximately how long after taking drugs they can be detected in urine and blood.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Booklet

    Pamphlet for parents to raise awareness of connectedness; Why it is important for their child to feel connected to school and what they can you do to increase their child's connection to school.

    Available in
    English and French
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Booklet

    Pamphlet that provides advice on how to help children of all ages have honest and open conversations about alcohol or other drugs

    Available in
    English
    Centre for Addictions Research BC
  • Booklet

    Booklet that provides principles of a good family skills training program, including how to culturally adapt family skills training programs, how to recruit and retain parents and families, how to select, train, and support group leader and how to monitor and evaluate such programs. It also provides a summery about the effectiveness and the benefits of a good family skills training program.

    Available in
    Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish
    UNODC
  • Booklet

    Pamphlet for teachers and other school staff to explain advantages of school-connectedness and outline strategies and actions teachers and other school staff can take to increase school-connectedness.

    Available in
    English
    Centre for Disease Control Prevention (CDC)
  • Booklet

    Pamphlet for school districts and school administrators to explain advantages of school-connectedness that outline strategies and actions, teachers and other school staff can take to increase school-connectedness.

    Available in
    English
    Centre for Disease Control Prevention (CDC)
  • Research

    Guidelines providing step-by-step procedures, activities, materials, resources, and PowerPoint presentations (with speaker narrative and notes) for implementing two staff development programs, in order to improve school connectedness. Also included are interactive activities that give participants opportunities to reflect on and apply their own knowledge and experience regarding school connectedness.

    Available in
    English
    Centre for Disease Control Prevention (CDC)
  • Booklet

    Guides a wide range of groups and communities move from concerns about substance abuse to proven and practical solutions. It covers several topics: Community needs, issues and audiences, risk and protection, community partners, prevention theory, planning, strategies, evaluation, social marketing, connecting with your audience, media and social media. It offers event timelines for potential prevention events, sample materials and resources.

    Available in
    English
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Booklet

    Booklet that helps anyone working with primary school age children who needs to know the best ways to educate and inform them on issues around alcohol misuse.

    Available in
    English
    Mentor UK
  • Research

    Report that gives background information of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), including the prevalence, the effects, and the cost of FASD). It reviews the effectiveness of Australian and International programs, including prevention, parenting and training programs.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)
  • Webinar/Forum

    Webinar from 'Family-based approaches for building resiliency in children and youth', which explores the use of family-based programs for building resiliency through mental health promotion and other substance misuse prevention activities.

    Available in
    English
    Parent Action on Drugs (PAD) and The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health's (CAMH) Health Promotion Resource Centre
  • Webinar/Forum

    Presentation/Slideshow from the first part of a webinar series 'Family-based approaches for building resiliency in children and youth', which explores the use of family-based programs for building resiliency through mental health promotion and other substance misuse prevention activities.

    Available in
    English
    Parent Action on Drugs (PAD) and The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health's (CAMH) Health Promotion Resource Centre
  • Booklet

    Pamphlet that presents five parenting skills that are important in preventing the initiation and progression of drug use among youth.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Research

    Offers guidelines and parenting techniques on communication, encouragement, negotiation, setting limits, supervision and parent's knowing their child's friends.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Website

    Website that presents answers to five questions regarding parenting skills that are important in preventing drug use among youth. For each question, a video clip shows positive and negative examples of the skill and additional videos and information are provided to help parents practice positive parenting skills.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    Child and Family Centre at the University of Oregon
  • Booklet

    Booklet of nine modules to help parents talk to their teen more effectively.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    Centre for Latino Adolescent and Family Health at New York University
  • Research

    Set of guidelines for organisations, individuals, practitioners, communities and others developing and running prevention programmes and activities. The Standards are of use to anyone working in the field of drug prevention including those carrying out programme development, implementation and evaluation as well as policy/research work.

    Available in
    Summarised versions available in Albanian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, English, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.
    European Drug Prevention Quality Standards
  • Booklet

    Booklet providing facts on a range of drugs translated into a number of languages.

    Available in
    Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese (traditional), Croatian, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Khmer, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Turkish and Vietnamese.
    Drug Aware
  • Booklet

    Booklet that presents a mix of facts and information on drugs.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Factsheet

    Website that provides information about alcohol and other drugs such as ice (crystal meth), MDMA (ecstasy), marijuana (cannabis), cocaine, speed, ketamine, GHB, heroin and LSD, including how they might affect your mental health.

    Available in
    English
    Healthdirect Australia
  • Website

    Website that provides facts on drugs and prevention in simple English for anyone with reading/language barriers.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Factsheet

    Q&A that covers different types of drug tests, how they are carried out and some of the things that might affect their results.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Research

    Research Paper that looks at drug prevention among young asylum seekers and refugees in the UK. It includes a literature review, an overview of existing provision and identification of gaps in our current knowledge.

    Available in
    English
    Mentor UK
  • Factsheet

    Poster that lists 13 different drugs and details each drug's street names, what it looks like, how it is used, teen usage and signs of abuse.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    Partnership for Drug Free Kids
  • Booklet

    A wallet of purse sized pamphlet that provides some key information and advice on alcohol including controlling drinking, some Australian support services and some information on standard drink measurements.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Government
  • Factsheet

    Factsheet providing an overview and case study of an Australian program that is working to change drinking culture in sporting clubs-'The Good Sports program'. There is evidence that community-based sports clubs may contribute to alcohol problems by accepting and promoting excessive drinking and providing inappropriate role models for young people.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Website

    Website that provides a collection of booklets and Factsheets in English and Spanish that offer support for parents talking to their children about underage drinking. The materials are in adaptable formats so they can be changed or have an organization's logo added.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Research

    Aims to enhance cultural competence when serving American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Covers regional differences; cultural customs, spirituality, communications styles, the role of veterans and the elderly, and health disparities, such as suicide.

    Available in
    English
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Research

    Report on the effectiveness of current consumer participation strategies to engage culturally and linguistically diverse consumers.

    Available in
    English
    Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health (CEH)
  • Learning Materials

    The stories in this collection reflect the author’s encounter with people that are affected by drugs and addiction.

    Available in
    English
  • Booklet

    Pamphlet that outlines the potential impacts of parents' alcohol consumption on their family and community.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Interactive Resource

    Guide for teachers that explains how to prepare an activity for students to discuss the different environmental, behavioural, social, and genetic factors that influence whether a person becomes addicted to drugs.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
  • Booklet

    Booklet that provides concrete ways to help teens deal with life's stresses, avoid problems and become strong and responsible individuals.

    Available in
    English
    Parent Action on Drugs (PAD)
  • Booklet

    Booklet that provides guidelines and standards for school-based substance abuse prevention. A workbook is included to help teachers, schools staff, and others working in school-based substance abuse prevention to effectively implement these standards.

    Available in
    English
    Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA)
  • Research

    Guidelines to present the Canadian Standards for School based Youth Substance Abuse Prevention.

    Available in
    English and French
    Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA)
  • Website

    Website that provides information about what works and doesn't work in the areas of drug prevention, treatment, harm reduction and social reintegration.

    Available in
    English
    European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)
  • Booklet

    Booklet that provides: Statistics, facts and talking points on alcohol and other drugs. It includes useful facts for parents about alcohol, energy drinks and marijuana and features 10 strategies for parents to help their teens make good decisions about alcohol and other drugs.

    Available in
    English and French
    Parent Action on Drugs (PAD)
  • Booklet

    Pamphlet that provides parents with answers they can give when children pose difficult questions around drugs to give them an early start in helping their children avoid problems with alcohol and other drugs.

    Available in
    English
    Parent Action on Drugs (PAD)
  • Factsheet

    Factsheet that explains some of the risk and protective factors for alcohol and drug use that young people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds may experience. It also outlines guidelines to help parents reduce the risk that their teenager will misuse alcohol and other drugs.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Booklet

    Booklet that helps parents' identify a range of drugs commonly used in Australia, to provide info on those drugs and related issues. The guide includes: What is a drug? Who uses drugs? Drugs and their effects. Drug related laws. Guidelines helping children with drugs.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Factsheet

    Factsheet that provides a general overview of some evidence based drug prevention strategies.

    Available in
    English
    Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
  • Learning Materials

    Range of curriculum- aligned lesson plans that enables teachers to deliver high-quality lessons with effective prevention messages to students aged 15-18 years old.

    Available in
    English
    Alberta Health Services
  • Learning Materials

    Range of curriculum- aligned lesson plans that enables teachers to deliver high-quality lessons with effective prevention messages to students aged 11-15 years old.

    Available in
    English
    Alberta Health Services
  • Learning Materials

    Range of curriculum- aligned lesson plans that enables teachers to deliver high-quality lessons with effective prevention messages to students aged 8-11 years old.

    Available in
    English
    Alberta Health Services
  • Learning Materials

    Booklet that provides five group activity sheets, with a version for educators and a version for the teens aged 12-17 years old. Offers effective 'ice-breakers' with two of the activities focusing on prescription drugs.

    Available in
    English
    Office of National Drug Control Policy / National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
  • Learning Materials

    Video that raises awareness of young people speaking for themselves understanding pressures and influence around them.

    Available in
    English
    Partnership for Drug Free Kids
  • Interactive Resource

    Quiz that helps a young person determine whether they are 'above the influence when it comes to pressure'.

    Available in
    English
    Partnership for Drug Free Kids
  • Learning Materials

    Booklet that provides eight different activity plans with examples, feedback tools and Above The Influence campaign information.

    Available in
    English
    Office of National Drug Control Policy / National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
  • Learning Materials

    Video made by a young person explaining what 'Above the Influence' means to her that won a nationwide competition for the best commercial.

    Available in
    English
    Partnership for Drug Free Kids
  • Booklet

    Booklet provides information and resources to help practitioners throughout health and social service systems, implement the best practices in engaging and helping families and caregivers to support their lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) children.

    Available in
    English
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Interactive Resource

    Guide for teachers that explains how to prepare an activity for students to model a neuron circuit in order to learn how it functions.

    Available in
    English and Spanish
    Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
  • Website

    Website that provides outcome of an online conversation on Canada's Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines for Youth that began with a review of the evidence around guidelines for youth and then opened up a discussion on youth and drinking.

    Available in
    English
    Parent Action on Drugs (PAD) and HC Link