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Youth-related Resources 

(Hat tips for the following items to Paul Savery.)

  • Want to change youth behavior in your community? Here's a step-by-step social marketing toolkit for youth providers from the California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center. Also, check out Recovery Month's February 2010 newsletter on digital marketing.
  • Online drug and alcohol information/sobriety resources for teens:
    • Bubblemonkey is an older interactive website offering anonymous, accurate information about drugs for kids. It's run by Drug Strategies, and has games, quizzes, and opportunities for kids to share their stories. (For some reason, you have to choose your state and city to enter the site ... but only three states are listed. Choose one anyway.) 
    • You'll find 12-Step-focused online resources for teen sobriety at the website of the author of Young, Sober, and Free.
    • The Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign runs Above the Influence, which features TV ads encouraging sobriety, facts on drugs and alcohol, videos, podcasts, and opportunities for kids to submit photos, videos, and stories of their own.

Conferences and Webinars


Updated: February 08 2018