Substance Abuse

Internet Links
 
 
Drugfree.org
Among the information is a screening test to see if you or someone you know is drinking excessively.
 
Drugs + HIV > Learn the Link
Information from the The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
 
What items people use to hide or consume drugs
 
KidsHealth.org
Teen Health regarding alcohol and drugs
 
Medical Abuse Project
Videos and quizzes give information about prescription drug abuse among kids and teens.
 
National Trends
http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/nationwide-trends
Statistics and information about substance abuse including tobacco from a national survey.
 
New Drugs Being Abused
Information on newly abused substances such as caffeine powder, "Krokodil," "N-bomb," and "Syrup"/"Purple Drank"/"Sizzurp"/"Lean."
 
NYS Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)
This site describes emerging trends in drug abuse.
 
Prescription Drug Misuse Clearinghouse
http://www.oasas.ny.gov/StopRXMisuse/index.cfm
Information and solutions to prescription drug abuse among kids and teens is located here.