Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Prevention Resources
The internet offers a wealth of information and resources. We accept no responsibility for website links.
If you or someone you know needs help, in Utah the toll free referral number is
*In the Salt Lake area, call 366-HOPE
Nationwide, find a local drug abuse or alcohol abuse treatment program with the Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
To locate the drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs nearest you, call 1-800-729-1696.
TheAntiDrug.com was created by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign to equip parents and other adult caregivers with the tools they need to raise drug-free kids. TheAntiDrug.com serves as a drug prevention information center, and a supportive community for parents to interact and learn from each other.
MADD’s Youth in Action offers teens an easy way to learn about underage drinking prevention activities and how to get involved.
Successful ad campaign aimed at providing facts about smoking and the tobacco industry to young people. (https://www.thetruth.com/)
Join Together Online (JTO) has long been a pioneer in using the Internet to support people working on substance abuse and gun violence issues. Every month, one million JTO web pages are viewed by over 350,000 people
A website designed to help teens quit smoking.
Community Anti-Drug Coaltions of America (CADCA)‘s mission is to build and strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create safe, healthy and drug-free communities. The organization supports its members with technical assistance and training, public policy, media strategies and marketing programs, conferences and special events.
A place for teens to check where they are with drugs and alcohol.
Utah State Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health. There is help available if you, a friend, or a family member has a problem with alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs, or has been struggling with a mental health problem. The Division is the agency responsible for ensuring that substance abuse and mental health prevention and treatment services are available statewide.
The Salt Lake County Division of Substance Abuse is one of nine major divisions within the Salt Lake County Department of Human Services. The Division is the Local Authority in Salt Lake County and the largest program in Utah for alcohol and drug abuse prevention and treatment. The Division oversees Treatment and Prevention services.
Do It Now Foundation, a drug information resource. Downloadable posters, brochures and more.
The Partnership for a Drug-Free America is a nonprofit coalition of communication, health, medical and educational professionals working to reduce illicit drug use and help people live healthy, drug-free lives. The site offers a wide range of information for those seeking treatement, parents and caregivers and professionals.
A site for youth Brought to you by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign. Offers many resources on drug facts and resources.
QuitNet is home to the world’s largest community of smokers and ex-smokers helping each other quit and stay quit. Offers an online cessation program.
The Afterschool Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and advocating for quality, affordable programs for all children
MySDFS is an online source for prevention news, products, services and resources to help build safe and drug free schools and communities. Also offers Legislative Watch information.
Your Time—Their Future Positive Activities Campaign, a national public education campaign developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The campaign urges adults to become involved in volunteering, mentoring, and other efforts that help young people, ages 7 to 14, participate in positive activities that build skills, self-discipline, and competence. As a result, the campaign expects to prevent new use and reduce existing use of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs among youth.
Prevention Dimensions (PD) is a set of Utah’s Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities resource lessons which support the Utah State Office of Education pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade health core.
Parents as Teachers (PAT) is an international early childhood parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten, usually age 5. The program is designed to enhance child development and school achievement through parent education accessible to all families.
CtC is a prevention programme based on an understanding of risk and protective factors which aims to tackle and reduce:Youth crime and anti-social behaviour, Drug (including alcohol) abuse, School failure, school age pregnancy. Over the past 6 years CtC has been pioneering a new way of working which is both community led and evidence based and which puts young people at the heart of community planning.