Drug/Alcohol Education


New findings indicate that brain development still in progress during adolescence;
immature brain structures may place teenagers at elevated risk of substance abuse
    and arrested brain development.

       _________________________________  
   
       Ken C. Winters, Ph.D.
Professor,
                                  Department of Psychiatry, University of                            
  Minnesota



        

The Cool Spot-

Website: http://www.thecoolspot.gov/

The young teens place for information on alcohol and resisting peer pressure. The Cool Spot offers facts on alcohol and the dangers of underage alcohol use as well as ways to identify and avoid peer pressure.

Partnership for Drug Free Kids-

Website: www.drugfree.org

Working to reduce teen substance abuse and support families impacted by addiction.  Families can find information they need to understand the ever-changing environment, which now includes prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications.












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