Substance Abuse Resources

Drug Information
Commonly Abused Drugs (NIDA 2015)
Club Drugs (GHB, Ketamine, and Rohypnol) (NIDA, 2014)
Cocaine (NIDA, 2013)
Hallucinogens - LSD, Peyote, Psilocybin, and PCP (NIDA, 2014)
Heroin (NIDA, 2014)
Inhalants (NIDA, 2012)
Marijuana (NIDA, 2015)
MDMA (Excstasy or Molly) (NIDA, 2013)
Methamphetamine (NIDA, 2014)
OxyContin® : Prescription Drug Abuse Advisory (SAMHSA 2008)
Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications (NIDA, 2014)
Stimulant ADHD Medications - Methylphenidate and Amphetamines (NIDA, 2014)
Spice (“Synthetic Marijuana”) (NIDA, 2012)
Prevention and Treatment
Conversation Starters: Talking to Youth About Alcohol (SAMHSA)
Drugs of Abuse (Drug Detection) Reference Guide (LabCorp, 2014)
Drug Treatment Guide (Recovery Village)
Family Centered Treatment for Women with Substance Abuse Disorders: History, Key Elements, and Challenges (SAMHSA, 2007)
How to Hold Crucial Conversations About Drugs with Your Teen (TheAnti-Drug)
Intervention eBook: What to do if Your Child is Drinking or Using Drugs (DrugFree)
Navigating the Teen Years (TheAnti-Drug)
Recognizing Drug Use in Adolescents- A Quick Guide for Caregivers and Adults (NCTSN)
Treatment Facility Locator (SAMHSA)
Seeking Treatment - Know What to Ask (NIDA 2011)
The Addiction Recovery Guide
Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment
Understanding SA and Facilitating Recovery - A Guide for Child Welfare Workers
Drug Testing in Child Welfare: Policy and Practice Considerations (SAMHSA, 2010)
Drugs, Brains, and Behavior-The Science of Addiction (NIDA, 2014)
Florida DCF Review of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Screening and Assessment Tools (2010)
Integration of SA and MH with Child Welfare (DCF, 2009)
Intervening with Pregnant and Post-Partum Women with Substance Abuse Disorders (NRCAIA, 2010)
Marchman Act User Reference Guide (DCF 2003)
Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction (SAMHSA, 2009)
Medication-Assisted Substance Abuse Treatment (DCF Sep'09 Memo)
Parental Substance Abuse and the Child Welfare System (CWIG, 2014)
Protecting Children in Families Affected by Substance Abuse Disorders (CWIG, 2009)
Screening & Assessment for Family Engagement, Retention, & Recovery (NCSACW, 2006)
Substance Abuse Specialists in Child Welfare Agencies and Dependency Courts (SAMHSA, 2010)
Working Agreement Between DCF SA/MH and CBCs
Resource Links
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Addiction Treatment Center
Al-Anon/AlaTeen - Find a Meeting
Alcoholics Anonymous - Find a Meeting
D.A.R.E. Drug Information Online (Includes a 'Pill Identification Wizard')
Florida SADD
On-line Drug Guide (Partnership at
Narcotics Anonymous - Find a Meeting
NIDA for Teens
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