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Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

Addiction-free graphic link to parents and mentors page. 

Tips and tools for parents and mentors for addiction prevention.


Addiction is preventable. Do you have questions about drugs, tobacco, and other addictive substances? Are you sure about the decisions you are making for yourself?

Check out these publications to get the truth and answers to your questions.


These links provide facts that will help guide you to a happy addiction-free life.

  • The Cool Spot (for young teens)
    Information about alcohol, peer pressure, keeping healthy, and other real life issues
    (from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services and National Institutes of Health)

  • Too Smart to Start
    Age appropriate resources for youth age 9-13, teens, families and mentors
    (from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services and SAMHSA)

Link to Tips and Tools for Parents and Mentors