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Substance Abuse: Resource List


Books for Children

Ages 7 to 12

  • Everything You Need to Know About Smoking by Elizabeth Keyishian Rosen Publishing Group, 1997
  • Smoking Stinks by Kim Gosselin, Thom Buttner (illustrator) JayJo Books, 1998
  • The Berenstain Bears and the Drug Free Zone by Stan Berenstain Random House, 1993

Young Adult

  • Danger: Cocaine by Ruth Chier Powerkids Press, 1997
  • Danger: Crack by Ruth Chier Powerkids Press, 1997
  • Danger: Marijuana by Ruth Chier Powerkids Press, 1997
  • Tears of a Tiger by Sharon Draper Rebound by Sagebrush, 1999
  • Inhalants (Just the Facts) by Sean Connolly Heinemann Library, 2002
  • Pumped: Straight Facts for Athletes About Drugs, Supplements, and Training by Cynthia Kuhn W.W. Norton, 2000
  • Taking Charge of My Mind and Body: A Girls' Guide to Outsmarting Alcohol, Drugs, Smoking, and Eating Problems by Gladys Folkers and Jeanne Engelmann, Marie Olofsdotter (illustrator) Free Spirit Pub., 1997

Books for Adults

  • Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Abuse: How to Spot It, Stop It, and Get Help for Your Family by Nikki Babbit O'Reilly, 2000
  • Choose to Be Tobacco Free: A Guide for Parents of Children Ages 3 Through 19 by Robert Schwebel Newmarket Press, 1999
  • Cool Parents, Drug-Free Kids: A Family Survival Guide by Robert Cooms, Allyn and Bacon, 2002
  • Don't Let Your Kids Kill You: A Guide for Parents of Drug and Alcohol Addicted Children by Charles Rubin New Century Publishing, 2003
  • Drugs and Kids: How Parents Can Keep Them Apart by Gary L. Somdahl, Edward H. Maloney Dimi Press, 1996
  • Generation Risk: How to Protect Your Teenager from Smoking and Other Dangerous Behavior by Corky Newton M. Evans, 2001
  • How to Cope With a Teenage Drinker: Changing Adolescent Alcohol Abuse by Gary G. Forrest Jason Aronson, 1997
  • Just Say Know: Talking With Kids About Drugs and Alcohol by Cynthia Kuhn Norton, 2002
  • Keeping Your Kids Drug-Free: A How-To Guide for Parents and Caregivers Available from National Your Anti-Drug Media Campaign at Web site: http://www.theantidrug.com
  • Saying No Is Not Enough: Helping Your Kids Make Wise Decisions About Alcohol, Tobacco, And Other Drugs - A Guide for Parents by Robert Schwebel Newmarket Press, 1998
  • Ten Talks Parents Must Have With Their Children About Drugs and Choices by Dominic Cappello Hyperion, 2001

Spanish

  • Hijos sanos en un mundo invadido por las drogas by William Mack Perkins and Nancy M. Perkins Hazelden Educational Materials, 1994

Other Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Alateen Program
1600 Corporate Landing Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA. 23454-5617
1-800-344-2666
Web site: http://www.al-anon.org/alateen.html

Narcotics Anonymous
PO Box 9999
Van Nuys, CA 91409
1-818-773-9999
Web site: http://www.na.org/

The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
P.O. Box 2345
Rockville, MD 20847-2345
1-800-729-6686
Web site: http://ncadi.samhsa.gov

National Inhalant Prevention Coalition
2904 Kerbey Lane
Austin, Texas 78703
1-800-269-4237
Web site: http://www.inhalants.org/

National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213
Bethesda, MD 20892-9561
301-443-1124
Web site: http://www.drugabuse.gov/NIDAHome.html


Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2009-08-25
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04

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