AODA


ALCOHOL & OTHER DRUG ABUSE (AODA) 

AODA Materials 
Free AODA materials that can be ordered from National Institutes of Drug Abuse.

Office of National Drug Control Policy
Link to national resource for information on just about any drug.

Above the Influence
This website features the Above the Influence campaign which uses positive messaging with teens.

Methamphetamine - Names
Link to a site that has a HUGE list of slang terms of methamphetamine.

Natural High - a website for educators to address Red Ribbon week AND much more using a positive approach. 

Parents - the Anti-Drug - lots of resources specifically for parents - check it out!

Truth about Drugs

This site specifically addresses illicit drugs, including heroin and includes a FREE DVD kit that you can order and a documentary that you can access.  Pretty hard hitting - would be more appropriate for adults.

Information and Support for people fight drug abuse and addiction
An informative guide and resource for parents.


RESEARCH
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) in Wisconsin

For the first time, this important national study/survey that links early childhood trauma with addiction and mental health issues as adults has been done in Wisconsin.  The data from this study substantiates the strong link between early childhood and adult outcomes.  It can be an important document to support WHY we need to keep our eye on prevention - pay now or pay later.

Center for Substance Abuse Research Website 
Substance abuse statistics, drug summaries, and research reports are all available on the Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR) website. In addition to state and local statistics and drug summaries, many of Cesar's own research publications, including the CESAR FAX, are available for viewing and downloading. 

Model or Promising Programs 
- Programs that would be considered "evidence-based" or "science-based".  These include curricula for elementary through high school plus community and/or after school programs.  


Office of Justice Assistance (OJJDP) Model Program list


What Works Wisconsin 
The What Works team provides practitioners and policymakers with the tools to develop effective programs and evaluate and improve existing programming based on state-of-the-art knowledge of what makes programs effective. 

Trends in the Abuse of Prescription Drugs 
Misuse of prescription opioids, CNS depressants, and stimulants is a serious public health problem in the United States. Although most people take prescription medications responsibly, in 2017, an estimated 18 million people (more than 6 percent of those aged 12 and older) have misused such medications at least once in the past year.



ALCOHOL POLICY/STATISTICS 


State Epidemiological Study - every two years, WI Dept. of Health Services publishes an extensive AODA epidemiological study with statistics for each county.  The 2010 is posted now but the 2012 will be posted soon - go to this site to review the 2010 study as well as to sign up for an email for the 2012 report.  

Above the Influence

Drug Free World.org

Drug Free World.org, Heroin