Resources

HCADA's mission is is to plan and implement strategies to prevent and reduce youth and adult substance use/misuse by promoting healthy communities in Hillsborough County through education, collaboration and advocacy. Call us today: (813) 238-4034.

We invite individuals, families, neighborhood groups, school officials, students, government administrators, and employers to explore the HCADA’s Resources. In school, at home, or at work people are better able to ward off the temptation of drug or alcohol abuse when they are  armed with honest and accurate information. We hope this information helps you or someone near you.

If you want to get involved with the legal and law enforcement side of the drug and alcohol problems, please contact us.

2015 Indicator Report
Newly released in June 2015, the Profile of Alcohol and Drug Use Indicators for Hillsborough County, Florida contains useful information about alcohol-and drug-use rates in Hillsborough County. Click here for 2014.

Channing Bete Company
Nationally acclaimed products and programs, for parents and students, focusing on areas such as, smoking prevention and cessation, substance abuse, violence prevention and school success.

Funding Sources from Channing Bete Company
Lists private foundations, government sources, and other organizations that are
currently accepting grant proposals, along with a link to a brief description and
a summary of program requirements for each opportunity.

SAMHSA Research-Based Prevention Programs
Programs and campaigns offering information, training, and technical assistance to improve the quality and delivery of behavioral health services across the nation.

Communities That Care Curriculum
Equips communities with information to create a public health prevention approach to target youth problem behaviors such as violence, delinquency, and substance abuse. Includes 50 PPTs that cover strategic consultation, training, and research-based tools.

Communities That Care Youth Survey
Measures the incidence and prevalence of substance use, delinquency, and related problem behaviors and the risk and protective factors that predict those problems in communities.

Tips for Teens
Brochures for teens that highlight the dangers of using tobacco and other drugs and offer advice for how to help a friend who might be struggling with addiction.

Keeping Your Teens Drug Free: A Family Guide
Discusses skills parents and caregivers can use to prevent illicit drug use among teens. Describes problems caused by marijuana, alcohol, and other substances; signs of drug use; and ways to enforce rules, give advice, and deal with teens caught using drugs.

Underage Drinking: Myths vs. Facts
Pre-teen alcohol prevention brochure outlines common myths teens and pre-teens may hold about alcohol use; corrects misconceptions with facts about the prevalence of alcohol use among youth and the effects of alcohol on the body and brain of a teen or pre-teen; and provides a resource guide.

Publications and Resources on Underage Drinking
SAMHSA publications and related resources on underage drinking.

MADD – Power of Parents: Talking with Teens about Alcohol
For families struggling with how to address underage drinking, MADD’s Power of Parents High School Handbook and Power of Parents Middle School Handbook give parents the tools to start the conversation, set family rules and enforce consequences; includes free 15-minute online workshops with tips and tools for parents on how to talk with their children about alcohol.

MADD – Power of (You)th: The Power to Take a Stand
Tools to prevent underage drinking that empower teens to resist peer pressure, influence other teens to not drink before age 21, and never get in the car with someone who’s been drinking; offers a free research-based teen booklet to help teens learn the best way to take a stand against underage drinking.

NIDA – Publications for Parents
Access a wealth of information and downloadable full-text publications for parents, on a range of topics, including addiction science, medical consequences, trends and statistics, and the link between drugs and HIV/AIDS.

NIDA – Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know
Brochure, in question-and-answer format, that provides facts about marijuana for parents and offers tips for talking with their children about the drug and its potential harmful effects.

NIDA – Drugs: Shatter the Myths
Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images.

NIDA – Marijuana: Facts for Teens
Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects.

 

Call the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance for more information, at (813) 238-4034.