Adolescent Substance Use Suggested Resources



THE EMPTY CHAIR . . . Thanks to all of you who joined us for the March 21 production of THE EMPTY CHAIR. The performance by our cast – Patricia Dugueye, Hamza Elnaggar, Allison Howlett, Julie Kashmanian, Ian Murray, Cole Sitilides, Cristen Stephansky, and Stephenie Yee – was outstanding.


Below is a list of resources for information and help in recognizing and treating substance abuse in young people; you can also go to our website https://www.peacemountaintheatre.com/ and click on THE EMPTY CHAIR

Adolescent Substance Use Suggested Resources Books

  • No: Why Kids of All Ages Need to Hear It and Ways Parents Can Say It by David Walsh

  • The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens by Sean Covey

  • Recovering My Kid: Parenting Young Adults in Treatment and Beyond by Joseph Lee

Websites

  • Early intervention, 21-day online program for adolescents and parents: www.gobi.support

  • General information regarding substance use for teens and parents from the National institute on Drug Abuse: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/

  • Comprehensive drug guide and resources: drugfree.org

  • Before Its Too Late (statewide effort to bring awareness and mobilize resources in Maryland) http://beforeitstoolate.maryland.gov/

  • Opioid Facts for Teens: https://www.drugabuse.gov/sites/default/files/nida_opioidfactsforteens_brochure_final_web.pdf

  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment Resources in Rockville: https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/local-rehab-resources/maryland/rockville/

  • Maryland Teen Rehab: https://www.sandstonecare.com/maryland/teens?gclid=Cj0KCQjwl9GCBhDvARIsAFunhskluREdM77uTmnADK0d82MOztBcdiSz5NchbMvFfcxyZE6zEZFANnkaAl2QEALw_wcB

  • Partnership to End Drug Addiction: https://drugfree.org/article/prepare-to-take-action/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwl9GCBhDvARIsAFunhskvdV7QLQpnIsWt8EjsTWazM3TsKuAzR3aciJYuGScFCuG16MMHHlcaAkjbEALw_wcB

  • Montgomery County Drug Prevention Addiction Programs: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/COR/DrugPreventionAddiction/Index.html

Videos

  • If They Had Known https://www.iftheyhadknown.com/?gclid=CjwKCAiA4rGCBhAQEiwAelVti3il9aLBJ7RyvkU1FUUYDBAsgxq_I9wu9ygnEqtW5OV5hSApJuSNIxoCzoYQAvD_BwE

  • NIDA LIVE: The Science of Vaping: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/videos/nida-live-science-vaping-0

  • Why Are Drugs So Hard To Quit: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/videos/why-are-drugs-so-hard-quit-0

  • Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict (FBI documentary) - https://www.fbi.gov/video-repository/newss-chasing-the-dragon-the-life-of-an-opiate-addict/view

Apps

Talk: They Hear You (dos and don’ts about talking with kids about alcohol use)

One Degree: Shift the Influence (simulations to learn how to talk with someone about substance use)

SoberTool : Addiction Recovery (tools to support abstinence among those who have recently quit or are trying to quit)

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