Find the materials and resources you need to help inform, educate and support others, increasing your community’s ability to prevent and address substance use most effectively.

    Whether your efforts are focused on awareness or are more substance-specific, we offer science-based guides, turnkey materials and compelling videos to help you foster conversation and affect change.

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    Become an advocate

    What does it mean to be an advocate? Our new toolkit provides step-by-step instructions, including tips for building relationships and effectively communicating with lawmakers. We are building a movement to transform how our nation addresses addiction, and we need your voice!

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    Raise awareness

    Addiction is a preventable disease. Help your community with materials that share real insight into youth substance use, and help parents and caregivers better understand the roles they can play.

    Whether your efforts are focused on raising awareness or are more substance-specific, we offer science-based guides, turnkey materials and compelling videos to help you foster conversation and affect change.

    Chris Herren, former professional basketball player, uses his powerful storytelling to confront issues of substance use, mental health and other harmful behaviors impacting communities everywhere. Resources available to accompany the film.
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    Thanks to the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), we're able to make a variety of presentations available for use in your community.
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    Learn about teen prescription drug misuse through the eyes of a teen filmmaker, who set out to capture the issue as it exists in his world.
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    This 2018 film is unique in its portrayal of an entire family's journey through addiction. After viewing, use our discussion guide to spark a conversation on addiction within your family or community.
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    BREAKING POINTS is a 30-minute documentary that explores the stress and pressures our teens face every day, as well as the unhealthy ways many of them cope, including misusing prescription stimulants. Resources available to accompany the film.
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    Family Day celebrates simple, everyday things parents do to connect with their kids. These activities create strong, healthy relationships that can prevent future drug use.
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    Share support

    Make sure other parents and caregivers know that our support and services are available to anyone who needs it.

    Use this printable flyer to let parents and families in your community know about the range of free services offered by Partnership to End Addiction.
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    Use this printable flyer to let families impacted by substance use or addiction know about our unique parent coaching program providing peer-to-peer support.
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    Use this printable flyer to let families impacted by substance use know about our Help & Hope by Text messaging support program.
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    Get help with youth substance use prevention in your community

    Our experts are available for speaker presentations as well as customized guidance and consulting. Discover the ways we can help your community.

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    Focus on Mental Health

    There can be significant health risks when substance use and mental health problems collide. Learn how to recognize and address co-occurring disorders in this guide developed in collaboration with Child Mind Institute.

    It’s difficult enough if your teen or young adult is struggling with a substance use disorder, but what if they also are struggling with a mental health disorder, like depression or anxiety, at the same time?
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    Focus on underage drinking

    Alcohol is the most widely used substance among teens and young adults, and it poses substantial health and safety risks.

    This guide break down the risks of youth drinking, why it appeals to youth, and what you can to protect young people from its harms.
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    Whether a child has not yet tried alcohol, has begun to drink or drinks regularly, this guide can help you help your students.
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    You are your child’s greatest influence and health advocate. Wherever your child is at with regard to alcohol use, we're here to help.
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    Focus on youth marijuana use

    The following presentations are available to help families, educators and health care providers prevent and address youth marijuana use in their local communities.

    A comprehensive presentation to share with parents and families in your community.
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    A comprehensive presentation to share in your practice or other health care setting.
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    A comprehensive presentation to share with your staff and school personnel.
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    Focus on vaping

    As rates of vaping among teens and young adults have increased, and more information has emerged on its health risks, we’ve developed a range of resources to help families, educators and health care providers address the issue.

    It’s one of the fastest-growing trends among today’s teens, but vaping is far from safe. Learn more to keep your family and community healthy.
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    What you need to know to help protect children, teens and young adults in your school community.
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    What you need to know to help protect children, teens and young adults.
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    A comprehensive presentation to share in your practice or other health care setting.
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    A comprehensive presentation to share with your staff and school personnel.
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    A comprehensive presentation to share with parents and families in your community.
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    Focus on opioids & medicine misuse

    The familiarity with, and accessibility of, household medication contributes to an increased potential for misuse. We offer resources specific to addressing medicine misuse and abuse in your community.

    Learn what safe drug disposal is, who should be involved in the development of a program, and ways to promote it to community members.
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    Take Back Day events provide an opportunity for Americans to prevent addiction and overdose deaths. Learn more and find a nearby collection site.
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    As a health care professional, you play a critical role in preventing and mitigating prescription drug misuse and addiction.
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    School professionals have a significant opportunity to reach students and help protect their health when experimentation, including the misuse of prescription drugs, and the risk of addiction is high.
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    Last Updated

    November 2021