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Drug Trends from the  
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

NBC news american storyline on the Heroin 

Camden County Addiction Awareness Task Force

Pill Identification Tool - Having trouble identifying your pills? Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill finder will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.


NJPN Addictions Conference Presentations

Alcohol & The Teen Brain Presentation

Teens, Suicide, & Substance Abuse

Dr. Doug Leonard PowerPoint Presentation regarding the Teenage Brain (436 KB)

Healthy Adolescent Website

"Parents who talk to their children an average of 15 minutes a day have children who are 67% less likely to try marijuana than children who have less regular communication".

drugfreenj.org (The 15 Minute Child Break)

Treatment and Services available:

ALANON/Al-A-Teen www.nj-al-anon.org
New Jersey Drug & Alcohol Prevention Hotline www.njdrughotline.org
Vantage Health System (Substance Abuse Treatment) www.vantagenj.org -- 201-576-0059
Help for addiction treatment www.ncaddnj.org
Learn more about addiction treatment opportunities www.addictiontreatmentnj.org
Camden County Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse  www.cccada.org 856-427-6553
Narcotics Anonymous www.southjerseyna.org
NJ Division of Addiction Services http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/das/home/index.html
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America http://www.cadca.org/

Tips for Parents

National Survey Finds More Youth Having Conversations with Parents about Substance Use
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External Assets for Teens
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40 Developmental Assets for Adolescents (ages 12-18)
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Top 8 Reasons why Teens Try Alcohol and Drugs
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"What comes to mind when you think of the..."
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"Parents, you are the first line of defense when..."
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National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
www.theantidrug.com 800-720-6686
Drug identification guide www.streetdrugs.org
The 15 Minute Child Break www.drugfreenj.org