Substance Abuse Prevention & Intervention Resources
Resources for talking to your kids about substance use
- StartTalkingNow.org- Resources for talking to your kids about substance use
- Youth Now Parent Resources
Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Resources
- Sometimes It's Not One or the Other, Sometimes It's Both: Co-Occurring Disorders - This 10-minute video covers co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders: what they are, what causes them, and how schools can support youth experiencing them.
- Co-Occurring Mental Health & Substance Abuse Disorder Fact Sheet (SAMHSA 2018) - Substance use disorder (SUD) has been found to be the most common diagnosis for young people, followed by anxiety disorders and depressive disorders. Learn more about co-occurring conditions that affect youth and young adults.
Healthy Youth Survey - Detailed information about the HYS Survey
AskHYS - Fact sheets and reports using HYS data
Vapes, JUULs, Buds, & Shots -Watch a brief exploration into the most popular substances used and abused by today’s youth; focuses on understanding what vaping is, the appeal for youth, and what research says about both the risks and unknowns of using.
Stopoverdose.org - Helping individuals and communities in Washington state respond to prevent opioid overdose