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Resource Book: Preventing Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents
National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2003
This resource book presents NIDA’s updated prevention principles, an overview of program planning, and critical first steps for those learning about prevention. It is also available in Spanish.
 
PowerPoint: The Brain & the Actions of Cocaine, Opiates, and Marijuana
National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2007
In this five-part series, NIDA offers an understanding of the brain, how the reward center works, and what happens in the brain when a person uses cocaine, opiates (heroine), or marijuana.
 
Report: Management of Substance Abuse
World Health Organization, 2009
This report summarizes WHO’s activities in the areas of: prevention of drug use and treatment of drug use disorders; prevention and management of drug-related blood borne infections, including HIV and viral hepatitis; and improved access to controlled medicines.
 
Website: Prevention: Teen Substance Use
CASA Columbia, 2013 
This informational website provides information on teen substance use, ways for parents to be involved in their child’s life, and research reports.
 
Module: Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents: Screening and Engagement in Primary Care Settings
National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2013
Designed to enhance teaching and learning of healthcare communication skills specific to adolescent drug use behavior, this NIDA module presents several cases using standardized patients and integrates video and text commentary.
 
Factsheet: Drug Facts: Drugged Driving
National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2015
Also available in Spanish, this website provides information and prevention tips about drugged driving and its risks.
 



The goal of the AHRQ-funded project, Youth Providers 2.0 (YP2.0), is to improve the use of evidence-based practices among health care providers caring for adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this goal, SAHM will engage in a number of activities using new media to improve the dissemination of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) to health professionals.
 

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