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 yourself.
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
Health Association of Erie County, Inc.
The Mental Health Association of Erie County, Inc. promotes
mental health and wellness in their community and supports
individuals and families who are challenged by mental illness,
offering a wide variety of services for adults, families, and
children in Erie County.
NCPC is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to
help America prevent crime and build safer, stronger
Project 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.
Quit Smoking Community
Quit Smoking Community is an online community and learning hub
for people in search of support, inspiration and information to
help kick the smoking habit. No information on the website should
be construed nor is intended to be used for medical advice,
diagnosis or treatment.
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
“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.