Alcohol and Drug Use Interventions
Find substance use treatment options in your area, provided by SAMHSA.
National Helpline – 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
SAMHSA provides 5 conversation goals for talking to your children about alcohol and substance use.
Call, email, or text a specialist to get one-on-one help and address your child's substance use.
Marijuana Talk Kit
A conversation guide that includes information on marijuana and its effects on teen brain development, common questions posed by teens and suggested responses, along with tips on keeping the conversation productive.
Family Checkup: Positive Parenting Prevents Drug Use
Provides five parenting skills important in preventing the start and progression of drug use.
Dr. Nora Volkow: A Message to Parents
A short video from National Institute of Drug Abuse Director, Dr. Nora Volkow, on the dangers of teen drug use.
About Electronic Cigarettes
Learn about e-cigarette, what is in them, the health effects, and who is using.
E-cigarettes and Youth: What Parents Need to Know
The CDC provides information to educate parents about what e-cigarettes are, the risks involved and what actions to take.