Drug and Alcohol Awareness
A CIGNA Education Series
This series of telephone seminars will help you better understand the physical, mental and emotional signs of individuals who may be dealing with a substance abuse disorder. The seminars are free and there is no registration required
* Parent Resources*
Are you just feeling a bit overwhelmed, stressed or have a specific question about your child’s drug or alcohol use?
Parents Toll-Free Helpline
Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask
Offers guidance in seeking drug abuse treatment and lists five questions to ask when searching for a treatment program
Reclaiming Futures Family Involvement in Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery: What we know? What lies ahead?
Family Involvement in Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment
SAMHSA Recovery Report
Recovery Report on
Transitional Age Youth
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DEA Drug Information
Find out as much as you can about illegal and legal drugs and their effects on your body and brain
DXM - Cough Syrup
Personal stories about the dangers of cough syrup AKA- DXM
The HBO Addiction Project
This website brings together top experts from across the country to discuss addiction
National Substance Abuse Treatment Locator from SAMHSA
National Family Dialogue
Annual Meeting was on April 10-12 2012 in DC during the Joint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness (JMATE)
The 2012 "JMATE" meeting held in DC
The 2012 JMATE theme was “Collaborating and Integrating to Support Youth and Families in an Era of Change.” The conference was held in Washington DC on April 10-12, 2012
NFD Webinar Series
You can listen, following along with the Power Point presentation and downloading any additional handouts and materials.
One Parents Advice for the Juvenile Justice System
Reclaiming Futures features IRETA's Jess Williams interviewing Sharon Smith
Prescription and Over- the- counter Medicine Abuse
This seminar will discuss what parents need to know about the dangerous behaviors of abusing over-the-counter and prescription drugs and how to prevent it
Parent Alert- Fake Cocaine a powder legally sold as "Bath Salts":
Officials in 25 states are growing concerned about alarming numbers of adolescents and others ending up in emergency rooms and mental hospitals after intentionally snorting, injecting or smoking "fake cocaine," a powder legally sold as "bath salts," and are proposing bans.
Federal funding Cuts for Substance Abuse
The House and Senate are in negotiations about the fiscal year 2012 budget and we need your help today to preserve critical funding for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
*Federal Bock Grant*
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Congressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus
Now that the 112th Congress is in session, it’s time to ask your US Representative to join the Congressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus. The new co-chairs, Representative John Sullivan (R-CA) and Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) will be working with other members to educate Congress about public policies to support recovery.
Substance Abuse Parity
MOMSTELL is working with other organizations to ensure that substance abuse prevention, treatment, recovery and full & equitable parity for addiction and mental health is included in the final health care reform legislation.
Pennsylvania Drug and Alcohol Coalition April 2011 Report
MOMSTELL president and board member work together on providing key input and recommendations to improve the addiction care system in PA. This report was compiled by the Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions (IRETA)