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"Bath Salts" info sheet by Lancaster County's Drug Court Bath Salts info.doc


DDAP (PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs)


CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America)


Communities That Care (This link is to the University of Washington Center for Communities That Care) 

CSAP's Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) and each of our Regional Expert Teams (RETs)


CVS to Stop Selling Tobacco Products by 10/1/14. CVS will also launch a smoking cessation program. 

To learn more about this announcement, visit:

Drug Free Communities


EPISCenter (Evidence-Based Prevention & Intervention Support Center)


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) or - Offers a Program Directory that features evidence-based programs whose purpose is to prevent and/or reduce delinquency or other problem behaviors in young people


Gambling Prevention - information from Oregon Problem Gambling Services


Gambling Prevention - NCAA DON’T BET ON IT


Healthy People 2020: Evidence-based community interventions come from the Guide to Community Preventive Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


Marijuana Resource Center - This ONDCP resource center will be regularly updated and expanded to address emerging issues, research, and prevention tools, and highlight successful local efforts to reduce marijuana use.

Monitoring the Future report


National Cancer Institute Free Help to Quit Smoking


National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)  For example, see Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Pocket Guide or NIAAA Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioner's Guide


National Prevention Week PSAs

     2013: "Your Voice - Your Choice" Click for PSAs created by students

     2014: Prevention Works! (wait for YouTube video to load then click on the 2014 PSA icon)

     See also SAMHSA Nat'l Prevention Week

NIAAA Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS) provides detailed information on a wide variety of alcohol-related policies in the United States at both State and Federal levels. Detailed, state-by-state information is available.


Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)


PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency – PA Youth Survey results


PA DUI Association


PA Liquor Control Board – Alcohol Education website


Quit Smoking Community Help for people who want to quit smoking; this page has resource information and strong community support (a forum and a "Quit Smoking Blog").


PA Partnership for Children See also Monthly Legislative Updates ("CapWatch")


PA Youth Survey (PAYS) (This link is to the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency PAYS website)

Raising Tolerant and Kind ChildrenTM - A New Project from The Center for the Improvement of Child Caring. This new CICC parenting and human rights project began in early 2013.  It includes educating parents how to focus on acts of kindness and acts of tolerance in modeling and relating to their children, as well as how to discuss with their children such matters as genocide, past and current including the Holocaust and slavery, and how to discuss such current instances of social injustice in their children's lives as bullying and cyber bullying. See description of the parenting + human rights project and IWitness project


SAMHSA Model Prevention Programs

SAMHSA "Talk They Hear You" campaign 


For Stop Opiate Abuse materials, visit or click on an icon below:


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


The Partnership for a Drug-Free America


Tobacco-Free Baseball (see CPA listed under "Partners and Supporters" / "State & Local Health & Medical Groups"


University of Maryland Center for Substance Abuse Research  CESAR Fax provides a weekly, one-page overview of timely substance abuse trends or issues.  "Cesar Fax"