For Youth

Drugs and Alcohol

Above the Influence – Site created for the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, a program of the Office of National Drug Control Policy

The Cool Spot – A site mainly for pre-teens and early teens on alcohol, peer pressure and the facts

Control Tonight – An interactive site answering the questions: What happens if your friend drinks too much alcohol? What could go wrong?

Drugs + HIV – Learn the link between drug abuse and the spread of HIV infection in the United States

Drugs + Your Body – A website showing you what using drugs does to the brain, skin, mouth, and more

Drugs: Shatter the Myths (PDF download)

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction (PDF download)

Meth Project – A large-scale prevention program aimed at reducing Meth use through public service messaging, public policy, and community outreach

NIDA for Teens – Teen site sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse that examines the science behind drug abuse

PeerX – Online educational initiative that provides science-based information about teen prescription drug abuse prevention.

The Truth – Find out what’s really in a cigarette

Leadership

Student Youth Travel Association Youth Foundation – Promotes educational travel for young people, and offers scholarship and grant programs

Youth Action Net – Information, social networking, and discussion for young social entrepreneurs

Games & Other Great Resources

Mouse Party by University of Utah – Game demonstrates the effects of different drug use on the brain

Xperiment – Site provides an interactive way to demonstrate how various drugs affect the body