www.sadd.org - SADD National Website - Everything you want to know about the SADD program and its history. Shop for SADD merchandise or just see what's new. If you are a SADD member, you need to check this website often.
Destructive Decision Resource Library
Alcohol is one of the most abused substances across the world. More than 17 million Americans suffer from alcoholism, but proven treatment methods exist to make recovery possible.
Our mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery.
Our mission is to help all those affected by addiction by providing reliable and comprehensive resources, advice, tips and guides. We are a diverse team made up of recovering addicts, healthcare professionals, and patient advocates and we want to help you find the best care possible.
www.addictioncenter.com - Addiction Center is your comprehensive addiction information hub. We are the definitive guide to the dangers of abusing alcohol, illicit drugs, prescription drugs and more. We review top treatment centers to help you find the one that gives you or your loved one the best chance at a successful recovery.
the Cool Spot
www.thecoolspot.gov/ - A great website for teens. Lots of information and activities. Set up like a cool cartoon.
http://www.adolescent-substance-abuse.com/Adolecent Substance Abuse Knowledge Base is a great website for teens to find out the dangers of substance abuse. This website offers a wealth of information plus links for help.
http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/ - Alcohol Support Group.
http://www.everyfifteenminutes.org/aboutus/- The Every 15 Minutes Program offers real-life experience without the real-life risks. This emotionally charged program, entitled Every 15 Minutes, is an event designed to dramatically instill teenagers with the potentially dangerous consequences of drinking alcohol and texting while driving.
Stop Underage Drinking
www.stopalcoholabuse.gov - The federal Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking is working with governments and organizations at the state, territory, and local levels to reduce and prevent underage drinking and its consequences. A Portal To Federal Resources
Don't Serve Teens
www.dontserveteens.gov/dangers.html - The Federal Trade Commission: This website has tools and information to help parents and others reduce teen drinking and related harm. We Don’t Serve Teens is a consumer education campaign developed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency. The campaign has been recognized by the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, the National Prevention Council, and representatives of more than 40 states. All program materials are available in both English and Spanish and provided free of charge. Some of the organizations that promote the We Don’t Serve Teens message include state alcohol regulatory agencies; state and local law enforcement; alcohol industry members; high schools and colleges; and social services organizations.
Alcohol Related Issues - What Do You Think
http://www.nj-dmv-dwi.com/how-drinking-affects-you-college/ - The NJ DWI Defense Law Firm posted an article on the effects of alcohol among college students with research from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and Harvard University. The statistics are alarming and worth addressing. Read it and see what you think.
Drug Abuse and Drug Education
Addiction Guide is your reliable source on addiction and the dangers of illicit substances. We cover how drugs and alcohol affect the body, how to identify the signs and symptoms of abuse, and where to seek effective treatment. Our mission is to guide you and your loved ones to a healthier life.
The purpose of RX Dangers is to educate the American public on current pharmaceutical drugs and devices commonly being used within the United States. While prescription painkillers and other drugs are being abused by addicts, other life-saving drugs, and devices that the general public has presumed safe are causing just as much harm to people’s health and even death in some cases.
Our goal at DrugDangers is to keep the public educated and informed of all defective medical devices and dangerous medications that are currently on the market. As an online resource sponsored by Seeger Weiss LLP, DrugDangers strives to provide accurate, relevant medical information all in one place. Under the unfortunate circumstance that you or a loved one has been injured by faulty medications or devices, the attorneys of Seeger Weiss are committed to helping you receive the justice you deserve.
This article highlights information on many illegal drugs and their effects on the heart.
Illegal drug abuse and addiction are very serious problems that can affect people of all ages, ranging from adults to infants born of mothers who regularly used drugs. Illegal drugs are drugs that are sold, often for recreational purposes, even though they are not legally approved. These drugs are typically dangerous, with many of them causing health problems, including problems with the heart. The type of heart complications or problems a person may potentially suffer from depend on the drug itself as well as other factors.
Recall Guide is the most effective, easiest to use medication tracking platform on the market. Best of all, it's free! Keep track of your medications, and learn about important recalls and prescription information that may directly affect you.
Our goal is to supply important and helpful information about your prescriptions. We do this by leveraging an active community of users and by sharing important updates about the safety of specific drugs.
This website is a great resource on the dangers of drug use the college campus. Drug and alcohol use in college is prevalent, and the repercussions of high-risk drinking and drug use can be significant. Understanding the risks and preparing to avoid negative peer pressure can help college students make positive choices.
http://www.drugwatch.com/students - Drugwatch.com advocates for people to make a stand against prescription drugs that have harmful side effects and medical devices that cause damage. They do this by providing accurate, comprehensive information about these commonly used drugs and devices and by answering questions raised by people who contact us.
This link is to the student page on the website. If you have every been prescribed medication you might want to check out some of these facts. EXCELLENT WEBSITE FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUG INFO.
Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.)
http://www.dare.org/ - D.A.R.E. - Drug Abuse Prevention Education. Teaching students good decision-making skills to help them lead safe and healthy lives. Facing unparalleled drug abuse among our youth in the 1970’s and early 1980’s, visionary Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl Gates and the Los Angeles Unified School District in 1983 launched an unprecedented and innovative substance abuse prevention education program – Drug Abuse Resistance Education.
Drug Free America Foundationhttp://www.drugabuse.gov/
http://dfaf.org/ - The Partnership For A Drug Free America
Drug Free America Foundation, Inc. is a drug prevention and policy organization committed to developing, promoting and sustaining national and international policies and laws that will reduce illegal drug use and drug addiction. The Drug Free America Foundation, Inc. vision is nations that, through their leaders and their people, create an environment where citizens live lives free of illicit drugs. Drug Free America Foundation is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
http://www.drugabuse.gov/ - NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. This charge has two critical components. The first is the strategic support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines. The second is ensuring the rapid and effective dissemination and use of the results of that research to significantly improve prevention and treatment and to inform policy as it relates to drug abuse and addiction.
http://www.elks.org/dap/otherResources.cfm - Elks Lodge Drug Awareness Information
www.cadca.org/ - Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America
www.acde.org/ - American Council for Drug Education
http://teens.drugabuse.gov/ - The Science behind drug abuse. This is a rally good website for teens to explore. It has education, real stories, and games. It is also a great resource for parents and teachers.
http://www.drugtestyourteen.com/ - Drug Test Your Teen - This is a great website for parents. It lists the warning signs that your teen may be using drugs. It also has information about several different types of drugs.
www.nida.nih.gov/ - National Institute on Drug Abuse
www.drugpolicy.org/law/drugtesting/ - The Drug Policy Alliance. This is a pretty good website that has policies and some laws related to drug testing.
www.safety1st.org/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1 - Safety First. A reality based approach to drugs and teens. Free Resources.
https://www.aclu.org/criminal-law-reform/drug-testing - American Civil Liberties Union - This website is full of great court cases dealing with laws related to drug testing. It has Drug Testing Policies and much more. This is is an awesome resource.
Healthline’s mission is to make the people of the world healthier through the power of information. This is an incredible website that gives a breakdown of how smoking effects the various parts of your body. It is complete with a chart which users can click and find out more about the dangers of smoking.
www.tobaccofreealabama.org/ - Tobacco Free Alabama
www.thetruth.com/ - The Truth anti tobacco program
www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/sgr/sgr_2004/sgranimation/flash/index.html - The CDC multimedia website showing the effects of smoking on different organs of the body.
www.tobaccofreekids.org/ - Tobacco Free Kids - Tobacco vs Kids. This is an awesome resource.
www.cancer.org/docroot/subsite/greatamericans/Smokeout.asp - The Great American Smokeout link.
www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson034.shtml - Education World - Free Lesson Plans on tobacco and smoking.
www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/Factsheets/health_effects.htm - CDC statistics and facts.
www.bam.gov/sub_yourbody/yourbody_smoking.html - A great tobacco education website for kids. This site is made by the CDC and has the look of a cartoon.
www.gorat.com - Th is a really cool anti-tobacco website for kids. It is educational and has funny cartoons and games.
www.gen-swat.com/index.html - The official Students Working Against Tobacco website.
www.getswat.com/ - This website is really awesome for kids as well. It is anti tobacco and has lots of cartoons and information.
www.okswat.com/ - Students Working Against Tobacco in Oklahoma
Dating Violence and Abuse
www.loveisnotabuse.com - Break ths silence and be part of the solution. SPonsored by Liz Claiborne.
http://loveisrespect.org - National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline.
Bullying and Violence
The Great American NO BULL Challenge is a social action organization that offers teens and young adults the opportunity to promote digital responsibility, leadership and social change using creativity, the power of peer-to-peer education, and the magic of filmmaking.
121help.me is a program of the North American Alliance of Child Helplines (NAACH). The goal of the program is to create universal crisis portals for children/youth, both on the phone and on-line, as mechanisms to reach qualified, professional crisis counselors 24/7.
StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent andrespond to bullying.
Bully Prevention Resources
Internet Safety & Cyber Predators
www.teenangels.org/ - Teenangels is a group of 13-18 year-old volunteers that have been specially trained by the local law enforcement, and many other leading safety experts in all aspects of online safety, privacy, and security.
Teen Driver Safety
Stop Impaired Driving
We seek to work cooperatively to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce traffic-related healthcare and economic costs resulting from impaired driving (alcohol and other drugs). We collaborate with many criminal justice and community organizations to sponsor impaired driving campaigns.
Can You Text and Drive
Think you can text behind the wheel and still drive safely? Let’s put your skills to the test. Be sure to have your cell phone with you and the sound turned on during gameplay.
After the game, sign the pledge to never text while driving and challenge your friends!
Talk To Teens About Distracted Driving
http://www.scottgottlieblaw.com/talk-to-teens-about-distracted-driving/ - Most teens think a serious car accident won't happen to them. They believe they can look at their phone for "just a second" to safely type and send a text while driving. It's imperative that somehow, their parents and friends get across the message that distracted driving is incredibly dangerous.
This is a fantastic website for resources on distracted driving for parents and teens.
Keys 2 Safe Driving
http://keystosafedriving.weebly.com/ - The Dothan High School SADD Chapter hosted a Teen Distracted Driving Summit educating students from several area high schools on the dangers of being behind the wheel.
Impact Teen Drivers
http://impactteendrivers.org/ - Since 2007, Impact Teen Drivers has been working to share with teens the dangers of reckless and distracted driving through our effective campaigns online and in schools.
Our message to young people is simple, yet vital: Focus on the road ahead and get to where you are going safely.
We have reached over 2,000,000 high school students all across America, and we continue to lead the effort in educating teens about the dangers of reckless and distracted driving.
what do you consider LETHAL?
http://www.whatdoyouconsiderlethal.com/ - It doesn’t have to be though…this health epidemic is 100% PREVENTABLE and you have the POWER to fight it TODAY. Impact Teen Drivers is a non-profit dedicated to saving lives by empowering people to drive better. What Do You Consider Lethal?
http://www.enddd.org/ - The core mission of EndDD is to preserve life and promote safety on a large scale through advocacy, education, and action. It is our hope that we can prevent families and friends from suffering the loss of a loved one because of distracted driving.
All State Teen Text Pledge
http://www.allstate.com/auto-insurance/teen-text-pledge.aspx - An epidemic is sweeping across America causing drivers everywhere to blackout. It's called Texting & Driving. Join Allstate's effort to help reduce teen deaths and other distracted driver injuries by pledging not to text and drive. Download the Allstate Family Texting Pledge now. Can it make a difference?
Do Something.org - Thumb Wars
https://www.dosomething.org/campaigns/thumb-wars - Join hundreds of thousands of members who’ve become Thumb Warriors over the last five years. Order your Thumb Socks in Stuff You Need!
Texting While Driving
http://texting-while-driving.org/ - A website with just links to a large source of links to texting and driving.
AT&T - It Can Wait
http://www.itcanwait.com/all - AT&T DriveMode® is a free app that silences incoming text message alerts so you can keep your eyes on the road and stay focused while driving. For AT&T post-paid customers, it sends an auto-reply letting the sender know you're behind the wheel. The app turns on automatically when you're driving 15 MPH or more and turns off shortly after you stop. Parents with young drivers can receive a text message if the app is turned off.
Take the It Can Wait Driving Simulator. This is pretty amazing.
National Foundation for Teen Safe Driving
www.makeroadssafe.org - The United Nations fight to make the world roads safe. Great statistics, PSA's, and lots of great information and website links.
www.drivingskillsforlife.com/ - This website is awesome. It is for teens, parents, teachers, and everyone else who gets behind the wheel. Take the test.
www.safetyatheart.eu/ - Realy cool animated videos.
Health - Cancer
We exist to guide mesothelioma patients and all whom are suffering from asbestos related cancers toward answers, care options, and free health solutions that will improve their lives and everyone around them.
http://mesothelioma.net/mesothelioma-resources/ - This website offers free resources and information related to Mesothelioma. An information packet can be mailed out overnight. The website also offers excellent information on the latest treatments and resources for those suffering with Mesothelioma.
Mesothelioma Fund - Over $30 billion dollars is available through mesothelioma and asbestos trust funds. Filing for compensation from a trust fund can be a complicated process, but we can help.
Mesothelioma Help - A compassionate community that can give you Answers
- Access to local treatment centers and doctors
- Current information about Mesothelioma treatment options
- Real stories and testimonials of survivors
- Contact a nurse
For treatment information click the link below.
The Mesothelioma Group
http://www.mesotheliomagroup.com/treatment/ - An outstanding resource page for those suffering with mesothelioma. This website is a wealth of information about cancer and discusses treatment options for those with cancer.
The American Childhood Cancer Organization is one of the largest national organizations dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with cancer and their families.
www.cancercare.org/get_help/special_progs/cc_for_kids.php - For students dealing with the pain of having a family member diagnosed with cancer. This is a great website for information on how to talk with your friends about this terrible disease.
Health Information - You Decide
Cord Blood Banking
http://cordbloodbanking.com/ - The mission of this organization is to provide you and your family with relevant information on cord blood, banking options and emerging research, so you can make the best decision possible for your family. This organization promotes awareness for current and future stem cell treatments, and they are committed to being the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource available for mothers and families considering cord blood. This website is a great resource for laws and research related to cord blood.
Bullying and Cyberbullying
http://www.pacer.org/bullying/sites-for-teens-and-kids.asp - Our favorite website related to bullying education. Tons of resources for educating youth and children. Programs and activities aimed at teaching in a fun and creative way.
http://www.stopbullying.gov/prevention/at-school/educate - This is the one stop education resource for everything related to bullying. Check it out.
www.netbullies.com - Protecting kids from each other with cyber lawyer Perry Aftab.
www.enough.org- Making the Internet Safer for Children and Parents. This is a great website for parents and teachers.
www.isafe.org - The leader in internet safety education. Online cources in internet safety. This is the best internet safety program on the internet.
www.protectkids.com - Protecting Kids in Cyberspace.
Safety Apps for Students and Parents
KidGuard is a technology services company that provides information & tools for parents to keep their kids safe online.
The KidGuard Phone Monitoring service is a cell phone tracking software provided to parents to "spy" on their kids text messages, monitor gps location, track phone logs, chats, allowing the parent to stay on top of issues such as cyberbullying, online predators, teen depression, and other risks to their children arising from the internet.
Resources & Free Stuff
www.ipl.org/youth/- Internet Public Library
www.loc.gov/index.html - Library of Congress
www.nasa.gov - NASA Website. Need we say more. This is awesome.
www.health.org/ - National Clearinghouse
www.samhsa.gov/ - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Free Stuff.
www2.edc.org/hec/track/list.asp - This website has a massive list of links to other substance abuse website. I think they may have every substance abuse website ever made on their list.
www.cdc.gov/tobacco - Free videos and posters from the CDC.
What is Your Anti-Drug - Games and Activities for Teens
http://www.ugo.com/channels/comics/heroMachine2/ - Hero Machine - This website has absolutely nothing to do with substance abuse. But it is a great website to use as an anti-drug. My students love it and print out their superheroes and bring them to class.
www.nick.com - Nickelodeon Website.
looneytunes.warnerbros.com/web/homepage/homepage.jsp - Watch cartoons or play games. This is tons of fun.
www.pbs.org/ - PBS Website. Fun stuff for kids and teachers. The Frontline program has many topics on destructive decisions.
www.zoeysroom.com - This website is for girls, mostly middle school girls. It is really cool AND A LOT OF FUN.
www.kidscom.com - A virtual world where kids and pets try and make the world a better place.
www.homeworkalabama.org - This is the website on the internet for students. This website begins as soon as the school day ends. Teachers and tutors from all over the state of Alabama will help you with your homework in a variety of subjects. You will engage in a one on one chat with a tutor. They will help you work any problem you are having trouble with.
www.wackyuses.com - If you like inventing things, then this website is perfect. This inventor has made some crazy stuff and teaches you how to do it.
www.kinderart.com - Kinderart is an awesome website for arts and crafts activities
www.crayola.com - Crayola is awesome. Need we say more.
http://hf3.coca-cola.com/ - Coca-Cola Happiness Factory. Really Cool
www.disney.com - Disney Website is Awesome
Community Service Organizations
www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/www_usn_2.nsf - Salvation Army
www.habitat.org/ - Habitat for Humanity
www.marchofdimes.com/alabama - March of Dimes Wiregrass
www.nationalpeanutfestival.com/ - National Peanut Festival
http://dothancityfest.com/ - Dothan City Fest and Tri-State 100
Partners in Dothan and the Wiregrass
http://www.wiregrasspartnership.com/ - Dothan Houston County Substance Abuse Partnership. This group works with our SADD Capter to bring in assembly programs to our school.
http://www.wiregrasshopegroup.com/ - Wiregrass Hope Group is a resource for extending hope and healing to individuals and families by offering practical assistance, addressing emotional needs, and encouraging spiritual growth. Through faith-based and secular programs Wiregrass Hope Group intends to positively impact families throughout the Wiregrass community. They have programs on: Character and Relationship Education, Pregnancy Programs and Services, Fatherhood programs.
http://www.spcare.com/ - Spectracares emphasis is on developing positive communication skills and healthy coping skills as an alternative to substance abuse.They specialize in teen pregnancy prevention, violence prevention, and conflict resolution.