Drug and Alcohol Information
The information on this page was assembled to help students, parents, and teachers find all the resources they need concerning alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention. Parents, students, or anyone with questions or concerns about substance use/abuse should find the articles and links below helpful in their search for answers.
The Manatee County Sheriff's Office has put together this informational brochure for parents on the dangers associated with THC gummies and edibles.
Check out this local report on the variety of THC edibles confiscated in Suncoast schools that are disguised as familiar candy and snack items.
Get Your Teenager Drug Tested for Free!
The 40 Developmental Assets For Youth
Warning Signs of Teenage Drug Abuse
The Hanley Center HUB - A fantastic prevention, advocacy, education, and treatment resource for families and educators
If you or a loved one are suffering from addition, here is a list of community mental health services
The Office of National Drug Control Policy: Drug Facts - Get the facts on drugs right here, it's an excellent source of information! http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/drugfact/
Parents: The Anti-Drug - Get all of the latest drug information, advice, tips, and what you can do to help keep your children safe and drug-free. http://www.theantidrug.com
Street Drugs - Want to find information on illicit drugs, addiction, or how to get help? http://streetdrugs.org/
Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association - Florida's one stop website dealing with substance abuse prevention, intervention and treatment. http://www.fadaa.org
Keep Schools Safe - Deals mainly with the many issues related to the safety and security of our schools and children http://www.keepschoolssafe.org