Resources


Agencies That Can Help

  • U.S. Surgeon General's Office - The Surgeon General serves as America's Doctor by providing Americans the best scientific information available on how to improve their health and reduce the risk of illness and injury.
  • U.S. Dept. of Education/Federal Registers - The mission of the Department of Education is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.
  • StopAlcoholAbuse.Gov - A comprehensive portal of Federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue.
  • Safe Schools Healthy Students - The SS/HS Initiative is a unique Federal grant-making program designed to prevent violence and substance abuse among our Nation's youth, schools, and communities.
  • PA Licquor Control Board
  • PA Dept. of Public Welfare
  • PA Dept. of Health - The Department's mission is to promote healthy lifestyles, prevent injury and disease, and to assure the safe delivery of quality health care for all Commonwealth citizens.
  • PA Dept. of Education (PDE) - The mission of the Pennsylvania Department of Education is to assist the General Assembly, the Governor, the Secretary of Education and Pennsylvania educators in providing for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of education.
  • PA Commission on Crime & Delinquency
  • National Inhalant Prevention Coalition - The ACE mission is to promote responsible and beneficial use of products to ensure a safer, healthier and cleaner environment in homes, businesses and the community.
  • Find Youth Info - Composed of representatives from 12 Federal agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth, the IWGYP promotes the goal of positive, healthy outcomes for youth
  • Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO) - The mission of the Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO) is to meet the needs of the Department's primary customers--learners of all ages--by effectively implementing two laws that seek to ensure student and parental rights in education.
  • Center for Safe Schools & Communities - The Center's work focuses on prevention and intervention initiatives operated by schools, organizations and agencies serving children, youth and families.
  • Center for Effective Collaboration & Practice - It is the mission of the Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice to support and promote a reoriented national preparedness to foster the development and the adjustment of children with or at risk of developing serious emotional disturbance.

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Help for Families

  • UnderageDrinking.SAMHSA.gov - A public education website developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in support of the Surgeon General's Call to Action to communicate to parents about how they can help reduce their child's risk of becoming involved with alcohol.
  • Too Smart to Start - The Too Smart To Start Web site helps youth, families, educators, and communities prevent underage alcohol use and its related problems.
  • StopAlcoholAbuse.Gov - A comprehensive portal of Federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue.
  • Search Institute (Resiliency Assets) - A leading global innovator in discovering what children and adolescents need to become caring, healthy and responsible adults.
  • SAMHSA Programs & Campaigns
  • Parental Involvement - CT Parent Power is a statewide parent-led advocacy organization engaging and mobilizing parents on behalf of Connecticut’s children.
  • National Inhalant Prevention Coalition - The ACE mission is to promote responsible and beneficial use of products to ensure a safer, healthier and cleaner environment in homes, businesses and the community.
  • Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free Foundation - An initiative to prevent the use of alcohol by children ages 9 to 15 and the only national effort that focuses on alcohol use in this age group.
  • Intervention Instruction, Inc. - Intervention Instruction, Inc. sees its mission as having a positive effect on recidivism among those who commit a first DUI by changing their substance use behavior through education and treatment as needed.
  • Family Education - Family Edication's mission is to be an online consumer network of the world's best learning and information resources, personalized to help parents, teachers, and students of all ages take control of their learning and make it part of their everyday lives
  • FACE Project - FACE produces national resources that tell the truth about alcohol and its impact on business, healthcare, legal and judicial systems, the safety of our communities and the quality of our lives.
  • Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) - COPS advances the practice of community policing in America’s state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies.
  • Center for Safe Schools & Communities - The Center's work focuses on prevention and intervention initiatives operated by schools, organizations and agencies serving children, youth and families.
  • Center for Effective Collaboration & Practice - It is the mission of the Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice to support and promote a reoriented national preparedness to foster the development and the adjustment of children with or at risk of developing serious emotional disturbance.

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Legal and Legislative Info


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Mental Health Resources


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Research

  • Too Smart to Start - The Too Smart To Start Web site helps youth, families, educators, and communities prevent underage alcohol use and its related problems.
  • Search Institute (Resiliency Assets) - A leading global innovator in discovering what children and adolescents need to become caring, healthy and responsible adults.
  • Safe Schools Healthy Students - The SS/HS Initiative is a unique Federal grant-making program designed to prevent violence and substance abuse among our Nation's youth, schools, and communities.
  • Resiliency In Action
  • FACE Project - FACE produces national resources that tell the truth about alcohol and its impact on business, healthcare, legal and judicial systems, the safety of our communities and the quality of our lives.

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School References

  • Too Smart to Start - The Too Smart To Start Web site helps youth, families, educators, and communities prevent underage alcohol use and its related problems.
  • The School Shooter: FBI Assessment - A publication that is aimed at prevention: identifying the precursors of violence through threat assessments, then initiating an intervention process to stop violent acts before they erupt.
  • The Safety Zone
  • StopAlcoholAbuse.Gov - A comprehensive portal of Federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue.
  • Search Institute (Resiliency Assets) - A leading global innovator in discovering what children and adolescents need to become caring, healthy and responsible adults.
  • SAMHSA Programs & Campaigns
  • Safe Schools Healthy Students - The SS/HS Initiative is a unique Federal grant-making program designed to prevent violence and substance abuse among our Nation's youth, schools, and communities.
  • National School Safety Center - The National School Safety Center serves as an advocate for safe, secure and peaceful schools worldwide and as a catalyst for the prevention of school crime and violence.
  • National Inhalant Prevention Coalition - The ACE mission is to promote responsible and beneficial use of products to ensure a safer, healthier and cleaner environment in homes, businesses and the community.
  • Learning First Alliance
  • Intervention Instruction, Inc. - Intervention Instruction, Inc. sees its mission as having a positive effect on recidivism among those who commit a first DUI by changing their substance use behavior through education and treatment as needed.
  • Find Youth Info - Composed of representatives from 12 Federal agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth, the IWGYP promotes the goal of positive, healthy outcomes for youth
  • FACE Project - FACE produces national resources that tell the truth about alcohol and its impact on business, healthcare, legal and judicial systems, the safety of our communities and the quality of our lives.
  • Center for Safe Schools & Communities - The Center's work focuses on prevention and intervention initiatives operated by schools, organizations and agencies serving children, youth and families.

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School Violence Prevention


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Teaching Cultural Awareness and Tolerance

  • Teaching Tolerance - Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our nation's children. Teaching Tolerance provide free educational materials to teachers and other school practitioners
  • Partners Against Hate - Blueprints, activities, and tools to help adults teach children not to hate; how to navigate the Internet; and how to create programs for their student peers.

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Underage Drinking Prevention

  • Youth and Underage Drinking: An Overview - Read highlights from SAMHSA’s National Household Survey on Drug Abuse.
  • UnderageDrinking.SAMHSA.gov - A public education website developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in support of the Surgeon General's Call to Action to communicate to parents about how they can help reduce their child's risk of becoming involved with alcohol.
  • Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center
  • Too Smart to Start - The Too Smart To Start Web site helps youth, families, educators, and communities prevent underage alcohol use and its related problems.
  • Teen Tipplers: America’s Underage Drinking Epidemic
  • Take Action: Support the 21 Minimum Legal Drinking Age - To show your support for the 21 Minimum Legal Drinking Age law, which has saved 25,000 lives since it was enacted in 1984, please sign our pledge.
  • StopAlcoholAbuse.Gov - A comprehensive portal of Federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue.
  • SAMHSA Campaigns - SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
  • MADD Under 21 - MADD's mission or purposes are "To aid the victims of crimes performed by individuals driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, to aid the families of such victims and to increase public awareness of the problem of drinking and drugged driving."
  • Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free Foundation - An initiative to prevent the use of alcohol by children ages 9 to 15. It is the only national effort that focuses on alcohol use in this age group.
  • Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free Foundation - An initiative to prevent the use of alcohol by children ages 9 to 15 and the only national effort that focuses on alcohol use in this age group.
  • Intervention Instruction, Inc. - Intervention Instruction, Inc. sees its mission as having a positive effect on recidivism among those who commit a first DUI by changing their substance use behavior through education and treatment as needed. Its financial assistance policy and procedures
  • Intervention Instruction, Inc. - Intervention Instruction, Inc. sees its mission as having a positive effect on recidivism among those who commit a first DUI by changing their substance use behavior through education and treatment as needed.
  • Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Violence - The Higher Education Center helps campuses and communities address problems of alcohol, other drugs, and violence by identifying effective strategies and programs based upon the best prevention science.
  • FACE Project - FACE produces national resources that tell the truth about alcohol and its impact on business, healthcare, legal and judicial systems, the safety of our communities and the quality of our lives.
  • Cost of Underage Drinking (pdf) - This document provides information about the range of serious health and social problems associated with underage drinking and about their economic costs.

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