Resources for Parents
- Parents Against Vaping E-cigarettes
- Get Smart: Talking to Your Child When You Suspect Drug Use
- Family Checkup: Introduction
- SCAN Families
Resources for Students
- Quitting e-cigarettes
- For Teens: Drug Use and the Brain
- Presentation for Youth | Electronic Cigarettes | Smoking & Tobacco Use
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Drug Use: What's the Connection?
- Can Too Much "Screen Time" Change Your Brain?
- Drug Facts Challenge!
- Kahoot! Games on Drugs and Alcohol
- Is There a Connection Between Missing Sleep and Using Drugs?
- Myth or Fact? "Marijuana Is Stronger These Days"
- Videos: Exploring Drug Effects
- Live Vape Free
Resources for Educators
- Webinars and Events
- What We Do Youth smoking and vaping prevention
- Operation Prevention
- Neuroscience: The Learning Brain and BrainLink
- E-Cigs/Vapes & Pod-Based | Tobacco Prevention Toolkit | Stanford Medicine
- CATCH My Breath E-Cigarette & JUUL Prevention
Resources for the Community
- An Alternative to Teen Nicotine Suspension or Citation
- Youth.gov Substance Abuse Prevention
- Opioid Misuse Prevention: Strategies for Staying Ahead of the Trends
- Exchange Lab: Tobacco Education Resources from the FDA
- Find Resources - Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
- How alcohol affects the developing brain
- How marijuana affects the developing brain
- E-cigarettes and vaping
- What is a fentapill?
Networking - Partnerships
ACPS values networking and building partnerships to support drug education in schools. Partners help by means of technical support, consultation, funding, and more. Substance Abuse Counselors Network for resources and building partnerships to coordinate and conduct substance abuse prevention (TIER1)
- Alexandria City. Youth Development Program
- Juvenile District Relations Court
- Curriculum Design & Instructional Services/Health, PE, & Family Life Education (FLE)
On a regular basis SA counselors participate in committees and meetings to include:
- The Opioid Work Group
- Children & Youth Master Plan
- Gang Prevention Program
- Attendance Review Panel
- Disciplinary Panel
- Training: design and implementation of Canvas courses to staff about alcohol and other drugs.