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2014 Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey

This survey outlines current youth substance abuse rates for the entire state of Florida. It also draws the comparison between state-level data and Hillsborough County.

All Drug Information, Data Sheets, Youth, Parents
Above the Influence Youth
ACTS

Agency for Community Treatment Services-  ACTS offers treatment to improve health through personal and family centered recovery practices. Our mission is to provide and manage a broad array of human services to include prevention, acute care and stabilization, treatment and supportive services in the arenas of substance abuse, co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness, child protection, delinquency, criminal justice, housing, economic self-sufficiency and health and wellness.

Recovery/Treatment
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.

Community
DACCO

Drug & Alcohol Prevention, Intervention & Treatment
DACCO treats substance use disorders and any co-occurring mental health symptoms in men, women (including pregnant women) and youth.  Nationally awarded for our comprehensive coordinated care, DACCO is a Behavioral Health organization with outpatient, residential and wrap around services to treat the whole person.  Our expert physicians are board certified in Addiction Medicine and our staff is highly qualified and committed to enabling clients to achieve life-long recovery. 

Recovery/Treatment
Don't Let Florida Go To Pot

The Don’t Let Florida Go to Pot coalition is a collective effort of local and state organizations to educate Floridians on the dangers of marijuana. We cannot do this alone… we need your help! There are several ways you can take action and ensure that Florida does not go to pot.

Marijuana
Educational Courses Available for CE Credit

We’re helping you update, broaden, and extend your professional knowledge and skills through our high-quality courses offered across a broad range of topics---while also maintaining affordability and convenience.

Professional, Programs Educational Material
Florida Alliance for Drug Endangered Children

At National DEC, we believe the best way to address the needs of drug endangered children is a coordinated approach that puts kids’ needs first.
 
We are proud to work alongside law enforcement, prosecutors, social services, medical personnel, treatment providers, prevention experts, probation and corrections, first responders, and many more. We believe that all of the professionals who have the opportunity to save a child from neglect and abuse should be trained to work collaboratively. With support from individuals, corporate partners, foundations, and governmental agencies, National DEC provides program assistance to communities all across the nation.

Professional, Programs Educational Material, Youth
Gracepoint Wellness

Gracepoint Wellness offers many services.  One of the most important service is Crisis Care. 

Mobile Crisis Response Team

If a child (5 to 17) or adult you know is threatening suicide or is depressed, please contact the Gracepoint Mobile Crisis Response Team. They offertriage by phone and detailed evaluations at home, school or workplace to determine when behavioral crisis care is appropriate. The team often resolves issues quickly and refers children and families for follow-up care.  Call us 24/7.  Adult- 813.272.2958 Children- 813.272.2882

Our mission and vision-Mission:  Educating, advocating for and giving hope to all people touched by behavioral health, substance abuse, and developmental challenges. Vision: Be the provider of choice for personal support and positive change.

Recovery/Treatment
HEALTHY ALCOHOL MARKETPLACE Balancing public safety and business needs

The Campaign for a Healthy Alcohol Marketplace was born from the realization of a former alcohol regulator, Pamela Erickson, that we could lose a good regulatory system out of ignorance.

Alcohol
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.

All Drug Information, Parents
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.

Alcohol, Parents
National Families in Action

Excellent information on the cost of legalizing marijuana to employers.  Also, great resource for articles throughout the nation on impact of legalization and other topics of interest.  Based out of Georgia.

Marijuana
NIAAA College Drinking Prevention Youth
NIDA – Marijuana: Facts for Teens

Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images.

Marijuana, Youth
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.

Addiction, All Drug Information, Parents, HCADA General
NIDA- for Parents of Teens

NIDA for Parents of Teens.

All Drug Information, Parents
NIDA- Teens

  The Science behind Drug Use.

All Drug Information, Youth
No2Pot

Website contains everything you need to know about the consequences and risks of using marijuana.  Articles, infographics, statistics, data, Colorado data, comparing alcohol and marijuana, research, studies and many educational ideas.

 

Marijuana
Nope Hillsborough

The NOPE, Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education, Task Force is a 501-c3 nonprofit organization that was formed in Palm Beach County, Florida in 2004. Comprised of community leaders and concerned families working diligently to save lives of those effected by substance abuse, the Hillsborough Chapter was established in 2011.

Powerful presentations for students and parents.  Approved by Hillsbourgh County School system.

Parents, Programs Educational Material, Rx Drug, Youth

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