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Prevention at Home

Help at home starts here.

In a constantly connected world, today's youth are exposed to countless conflicting messages. Talking with them at home about the dangers of drugs and alcohol can be overwhelming. Our growing list of prevention resources puts positive and powerful tools at your fingertips to help you engage, educate, and empower youths in your home and community.

  • Oswego County Prevention Coalition - Resources on how to establish community collaboration on preventing youth substance abuse
  • VOW Foundation - Awareness and advocacy resource for parents and youth about the dangers of synthetic drug
  • Talk 2 Prevent - Tools for parents to talk with their children about the risks of underage drinking
  • Getting Smart About Drugs - Info, news, and tools for families and caregivers provided by the DEA
  • Partnership For Drug-Free Kids - Advice, tips, self-help, and coaching for families to overcome adolescent substance abuse
  • Natural High - Online source for parents and educators to help youths choose "natural highs" over drugs and alcohol
  • Foundation for a Drug-Free World - Interactive content, videos, booklets, and information for teens and parents about drug abuse and choice-making
  • OASAS Prevention - A prevention network of some 180 providers operating in schools, community-based organizations, and embedded in the community at large.