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Above The Influence
Addiction Search – the latest addiction information
Adult Children of Alcoholics
1-888-425-2666 (for meetings)
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
1-212-870-3400 (or check your local phone directory under "Alcoholism")
Alcohol "a major cause of cancer'
Alcohol Screening – How much is too much?
American Cancer Society - This site has specific information on the prevention, detection and treatment of all types of cancers.
American Council on Alcoholism
Anatomy of a Cigarette
Area Mental Health Agencies
[PDF] AUDIT (172 KiB) - The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (pdf)
The BACCHUS Network - A popular peer education network site
Be Responsible About Drinking (B.R.A.D.)
Buzz kill: Binge drinking linked to learning problems
B4U drink EDUCATOR – Virtual Bar
2C-E - What is it?
Caffeine Doesn't Reduct Alcohol Impairment, Study Finds
Cancer Facts and Figures 2010 - American Cancer Society (pdf)
Center for Science in the Public Interest - Alcohol Policy Fact Sheet
College Alcohol Study – Harvard School of Public Health
College Drinking – Changing the Culture
College Drinking Prevention
Combining Energy Drinks with Alcohol More Dangerous Than Drinking Alcohol Alone
The Drink Wheel – Online BrAC Calculator
Do Parents Know Their Teen Best?
Drunkorexia: Health Danger for Women (CBS NEWS)
Drug Free – Alcohol
eCHECKUP TO GO programs are personalized, evidence-based, online prevention interventions for Alcohol & Marijuana.
Environmental Policies to Reduce College Drinking: Options and Research Findings
Faces and Voices of Recovery
Facts on Tap – Prevention initiatives for high school and college students
Fountain Centers (former Mankato Family Focus)
Friends Drive Sober
The Gordie Foundation – On September 17th, 2004, Lynn Gordon Bailey Jr. ("Gordie") was found dead at the Chi Psi Fraternity house at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He died of alcohol poisoning just three weeks after arriving on campus.
Guidance, Compliance and Regulatroy Information - Tobacco Products (FDA)
Hazing Awareness - "Haze" Trailer (YouTube video trailer clip)
Health Consequences of Excessive Drinking
Health Status Internet Assessments - Blood Alcohol Concentration Estimate
Heavy Drinking Might Raise Risk of Death From Pancreatic Cancer (article)
How Nicotine Works
[PDF] How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease - A Report of the Surgeon General (2 MiB) (pdf)
How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease. The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease - A Report of the Surgeon General (Dec. 2010)
How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease. The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease. A Report of Surgeon General December 2010
I Believe (Incredible Backwards Video About Teen Drinking)
JOIN TOGETHER – Advancing effective alcohol and drug policy, prevention, and treatment.
K2 Drug Facts
K2 Gains Popularity Among Athletes: Similar High As Pot, No Positive Drug Test (article from ThePostGame.com)
K2 and Spice Info from U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (USDEA)
Chemicals Used in "Spice" and K2" Type Products Now Under Federal Control and Regulation
Link Found Between College Drinking and GPA
Mankato Mental Health Associates, P.A.
Marijuana Abuse - Research Report Series from the National Institute on Drug Abuse
Medline Plus Trusted Health Information for You - Alcohol
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
Most Alcohol Abusers Don't Think They Need Treatment
Minnesota Department of Human Services – Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)
National Cancer Institute (NCI) offers free information about quitting smokeless tobacco:
Call NCI’s Smoking Quitline at 1–877–44U–QUIT (1–877–448–7848). Talk with a smoking cessation counselor about quitting smokeless tobacco. You can call the quitline, within the United States, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern time.
Use LiveHelp online chat. For information about smokeless tobacco, click on the “Quitting Smoking” button at https://cissecure.nci.nih.gov/livehelp/welcome.asp. You can have a confidential online text chat with an NCI smoking cessation counselor Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Eastern time.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
For information about other drug problems that often co-exist with alcohol problems
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
National Institute of Mental Health
For information on problems such as anxiety and depression that can co-exist with alcohol problems
National Online Resource Center on Women Against Violence
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
[PDF] National Vital Statistis Report (3 MiB) - CDC Report (pdf)
Power of Parents - It's Your Influence
The Prevention File – Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs
Prevent. Invervene. Get Treatment. Recover.
Prevention Manager Discusses 2C-E
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
American Psychological Association
*Ask for the phone number of your state's referral to find psychologists with addiction specialties.
American Society of Addiction Medicine
*Ask for the phone number of your state's chapter for referrals.
NAADAC Substance Abuse Professionals
National Association of Social Workers
*Search for social workers with addiction specialties.
Project Turnabout/Vanguard – Residential Treatment Programs
1-800-QUIT NOW—the national access number to State-based quitline services. (tobacco)
Quit Smoking (healthfinder.gov)
Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking [Also Known as Exposure to Secondhand Smoke or Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)]
Rethinking Drinking –Alcohol and your health
20 Secret Signs of Addiction
2001 Surgeon General's Report - Women and Smoking
2004 Surgeon General's Report - The Health Consequences of Smoking
SAM Spady FoundationThe SAM Spady Foundation honors the memory of Samantha Spady, a 19-year old student at Colorado State University, who died of alcohol poisoning on 9/5/04.
SMART Recovery – Help with Alcohol, Drug, and Other Addictions
Smokeless Tobacco and Cancer: Fact Sheet. National Cancer Institute (2003)
Smokeless Tobacco: Fact Sheet. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (2007)
Study On Teen Substance Abuse Highlights Need for Screening and Prevention Programs
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Tobacco Use
Synthetic drugs send thousands to ER
The Health Consequences of Smoking: A Report from the Surgeon General (May 27, 2004)
[PDF] The Human and Economic Cost of Alcohol Use In Minnesota (112 KiB) (MDH, March 2011)
Tobacco Cessation - You Can Quit Smoking Now!
Together, Caffeine And Booze Impaire Judgement More Than Booze Alone
Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update
Treatment Facility Locator
Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
Drug Treatment Centers Alcohol Rehab Dual Diagnosis and Addiction Recovery
U.S. Department of Education’s Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and SAMHSA’s Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Alcohol and Youth
US aims at its deadliest drug problem: painkillers
Virtual Bar - B4U drink EDUCATOR
Where To Get Help When You Decide to Quit Smoking - National Cancer Institute (NCI) Fact Sheet
Women for Sobriety
You Can Quit Smoking Now.