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.


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.  

NREPP (Natl. Registry of Evidence-Based Prevention Programs) List of Model Programs
Office of Justice Assistance (OJJDP) Model Program list

NIAAA Alcohol Alert - The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - Alcohol Alerts provides bulletins with research from the NIAAA. 

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 
Dr. Jane Maxwell, with the Gulf Coast Addiction Technology Transfer Center, has released a new report: Trends in the Abuse of Prescription Drugs. It includes a description of the variations in the growing prescription drug abuse problem across the nation as summarized in the abstracts and presentations of the Community Epidemiology Work Group (CEWG is sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse) members at their June 2006 meeting. To read the full report, visit this website!


ALCOHOL POLICY/STATISTICS 
AODA Resources
The Pacific Institute of Research and Evaluation (PIRE) has documented the cost of underage drinking in Wisconsin in this pdf file that can be used as a handout with policy makers, key stakeholders and parents. 

NSDUH Report 2006 
This document lets you choose a specific state and get a handout with the estimated cost of underage drinking.  Great way to compare Wisconsin's costs with other states and can be an eye opener.

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