Above the Influence
It's a state of mind. It's about
being yourself and not letting negative influence get to you.
Pressure to drink, do drugs or do anything that goes against who
you are in order to fit in—that's negative influence. And if
you're one of the teens who want to stay above it, you've come to
the right spot.
Helping Others Live Sober
If you are in recovery, this
site offers resources here that support how to live clean. It
includes shared experiences of helping others and ways to help
If you are a professional, the information on this site
offers background about how helping helps the helper and related
resources. This dynamic mechanism of behavioral
change—helping others—is examined as a means to living
Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Research and
The Consortium is an alliance
committed to strengthening substance abuse prevention and
intervention activities through collaborative research. The
consortium coordinates research and knowledge transfer among
researchers, assists professionals in the field and informs public
policymakers in the area of substance abuse.
NCPC is a national nonprofit
organization whose mission is to help America prevent crime and
build safer, stronger communities.
Cork Resource Center
Project Cork promotes the education
and training of health care and human service professionals in
issues related to substance abuse. A part of the Division of
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs of the Vermont Department of
Health, the center supports educational efforts through its online database of more than 89,000 items
related to substance abuse, the preparation of curriculum materials
and involvement in curriculum development efforts.
QuitAlcohol.com is an initiative with
the Alcohol Abuse Counsel and a trained group of volunteers,
offering information about alcoholism and The Dangers of Drinking and Driving.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
(RWFF) was established as a national philanthropy in 1972 and today
it is the largest U.S. foundation devoted to improving the health
and health care of all Americans. RWJF grantmaking is focused in
three areas: to assure that all Americans have access to basic
health care at reasonable cost; to improve care and support for
people with chronic health conditions; and to promote health and
prevent disease by reducing the harm caused by substance
abuse—tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs.
“Talking With Kids About Tough
Talking With Kids About Tough Issues
is a national initiative by Children Now and the Kaiser Family
Foundation to encourage parents to talk with their children earlier
and more often about tough issues like sex, HIV/AIDS, violence,
alcohol and drug abuse.