Chemical Abuse Prevention (CAP)
Chemical Abuse Prevention
Do you know…
- 16% of Webster kids (that’s 489) admit to using the internet or cell phone to harass or embarrass someone they were mad at?
- 14% of Webster kids admit to using a cell phone to send nude or semi-nude pictures of themselves or someone else.
What is YOUR kid doing online? How are they using their cell phone?
Don’t know? ASK. (monitor.)
*2015 YRBS Survey results grades 7 – 12
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The Dangers of Drug Addiction
The Dangers of Drug Addiction-variety of resources
E Cigarettes- Drug Delivery Device
A short video describing the various ways people are using e-cigarettes to smoke/vape illegal drugs. One lifelong marijuana user confessed to smoking it on the train from New York to Baltimore, using a vapor pen
The Partnership at Drugfree.org
Family Recovery Network
Intervention E Book. What to do if your child is drinking or using drugs
•How do know if my child is using? •What is a drug or alcohol intervention? •What exactly should I say to my child? •What if my child needs outside help?
Kidney Damage due to Synthetic Marijuana
The Partnership at Drug Free.org Kidney damage caused by synthetic marijuana was reported in 16 patients in six states last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Legal but Dangerous
A new group of “designer drugs” has hit the US market in an attempt to bypass laws for the sales or possession of illicit drugs. This FYI is an overview of these new drugs.
Prescription Pill Abuse: Drug Guide
Teen medicine abuse is an epidemic - one that is not poised to get better. But there are steps we can all take, starting with getting educated about the types of medicine that teens frequently abuse, you can take the first step in helping to end medicine abuse.
Information on Rx abuse from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse
Safe Disposal of Prescription Medications
Website displays a calendar of Prescription Drug and Hazardous waste collection dates and sites throughout Monroe County.
Social Media Influence
Teens who spend any time on a social networking site—such as Facebook or Myspace—are five times more likely to have ever used tobacco, three times more likely to have ever used alcohol, and nearly twice as likely to have ever used marijuana
Deadly High: How synthetic drugs are killing kids By Drew Griffin and Nelli Black, CNN
The Partnership at Drugfree.org
Prevent, Intervene, Get treatment, Recover.
Medicine Abuse Project
You can play a powerful role in preventing your teen from abusing medicine. Please access this information to empower yourself.
Alateen, part of the Al-Anon Family Groups, is a fellowship of young people whose lives have been affected by alcoholism in a family member or close friend.