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Teachers and Parents are in an important strategic alliance.

Each depends on and supports the other when sending anti-drug, HIV/AIDS
warning messages to the young people in their care.

We hope that these links and downloads will be useful to both groups.




Drugs brains and behaviour the Science of addiction

Websites to Visit:

Mothers Against Drunk Driving
US based organisation to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime, and prevent underage drinking.
www.madd.org
Parents. The anti drug
A website with excellent advice for parents who may be worried about their children's exposure to drugs.
www.theantidrug.com
Drug-Free: for parents - How to handle the drug problem.
www.drugfree.org/Parent/
FREE POSTERS - pick your favourite and print it out for your school or library’s anti drug campaign:
www.mediacampaign.org/mg/print.html
Lesson Content and Teacher Guidelines - for science-based information about drug abuse - student’s and teacher’s editions, 4-year plan
www.drugabuse.gov/scholastic.html
Living with a child coming off drugs.
www.adfam-parents.org.uk/
For Teachers:
Curriculum-aligned resources, information, support materials and answers to your and your students' questions about alcohol, drugs, gambling.
www.teacher.aadac.com/
For Parents or children's Caregivers: Answers to questions about alcohol, drugs or gambling.
www.parent.aadac.com/
Do you know what Teenagers are Partying with These Days?
Potentially life-saving information for parents and teachers.
www.drugfree.org/portal/drugissue/features/teen_partying
Every Child Comes with Two Anti-Drinking Devices
www.parentsempowered.org/index.shtml
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - what teachers need to know
www.nofas.org/educator
What to Do if your child is using drugs
http://www.drugfree.org/Parent/WhatToDo
Family Guide - Alcohol abuse prevention: Facts for Parents.
www.family.samhsa.gov/stop

PDFs: Documents to Download:

Move to Educators & Parents
Make a difference - talk to your children about alcohol
Parents can have a major impact on their children’s drinking, especially during the preteen and early teen years.
Download
Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents
A 41-page Research Guide for Parents, Educators and Community Leaders.
Download
Faces of Meth - A horrifying full-colour poster - to print out and put up in your public library or community centre.
Download
Underage Drinking - and how to prevent it.
A 4-page, full colour pamphlet from MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving).
Download
Your Child Needs You!
A guide to help your child lead a healthy, drug-free life. 10 page, full colour booklet from www.drugfree.org in the USA.
Download
Safety First a Reality-based Approach to Teens, Drugs, and Drug Education.
21-page, 2 colour booklet by an expert who recognises that your kids probably will try drugs and alcohol.
Download
Teaching Guides
- Mind over Matter: The Brain’s Response to Drugs (5.6MB, 62 pages)
- Teacher’s Guide on Methamphetamine (104kb, 5 pages)