Alcohol & Substance Abuse Services
Free technical assistance training and resources for community coalitions.
Information for parents & teens on substance abuse.
A place for teens to check where they are with drugs and alcohol.
The National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign is a multi-dimensional effort to educate and empower youth to reject illicit drugs.
The young teen's place for info on Alcohol and Peer Pressure
Information and resources you need to fight under age drinking.
Education resources & materials on drugs of abuse.
Activism. Victim Services. Education.
Main office for the Midland/Odessa Area. FMI: (432) 580-2654
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence fights the stigma and the disease of alcoholism and other drug addictions.
To support and promote the best science on alcohol and health for the benefit of all by:
Increasing the understanding of normal and abnormal biological functions and behavior relating to alcohol use.
Improving the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of alcohol use disorders.
Enhancing quality health care.
Over-the-Counter and Prescription Medicine Abuse Prevention
How to safeguard medications-
Take inventory of your prescription and over-the-counter medicine.
Secure your medicine.
Dispose of your unused, unwanted, and expired medicine in your home or at an American Medicine Chest Challenge Disposal site.
Take your medicine(s) exactly as prescribed.
Talk to your children about the dangers of prescription drug abuse... they are listening.
Providing education on the appropriate and safe use of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and nutritional supplements.
The Medicine Abuse Project is a five-year action campaign that aims to prevent half a million teens from abusing medicine by the year 2017. The campaign provides comprehensive resources for parents and caregivers, law enforcement officials, health care providers, educators and others so that everyone can take a stand and help end medicine abuse. The Medicine Abuse Project website includes information about prevention of prescription drug abuse, painkiller addiction, and over-the-counter (OTC) medicine abuse. It provides information about how to dispose of medicine and how to safeguard the medicine in your home, as well as lists medicine abuse facts and includes comprehensive information about the most abused prescription drugs.
MyOldMeds is a public awareness campaign targeted at highlighting the importance of safely disposing unwanted, unused and expired medications, while offering solutions for how to easily and discretely accomplish this in your community. Sponsored by PhRMA and other community-focused friends, MyOldMeds aims to build stronger, more self-empowered neighborhoods through education and grassroots activism!
CADCA’s Online Rx Abuse Prevention Toolkit contains facts, strategies and tools to prevent and reduce teen Rx medicine abuse in your community. This newly revised toolkit is based on CADCA’s Seven Strategies for Effective Community Change. Incorporating these strategies will help you formulate, modify and implement your prevention and intervention strategies.