Sheboygan Parent Network helping parents communicate to keep our children safe.

Resources for Parents

Feature articles:

National Institute of Health: Parents: Help Your Teens Party Right at Graduation (PDF)

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America: Coalitions Try to Keep Youth Safe During Prom and Graduation Season

Parents Who Host Lose the Most: Teen Party Tips

Links to valuable resources:

http://www.sheboygan.k12.wi.us/ParentU
Parent University is an Education Forum designed to inform parents and adults in general of the pivotal role they play in strengthening their child’s healthy decision making.

http://www.abovetheinfluence.com
Information, quizzes, advertisements, and games.
Sponsored by: National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, a program of the Office of National Drug Control Policy

http://www.family.samhsa.gov
Drug facts, treatment, and other links.
Sponsored by: The US Department of Health and Human Services and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  

http://www.teens.drugabuse.gov
Facts on drugs, real stories, questions and answers, and the brain’s response to drug use.  
Sponsored by: National Institute on Drug Abuse

http://www.drugfree.org/join-together
Advancing effective alcohol and drug policy, prevention, and treatment
A project of: Boston University School of Public Health

http://www.theantidrug.com
Drug information and parenting advice – can sign up for an online newsletter.  
Sponsored by: The National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign

http://www.udetc.org/documents/Drinking_in_America.pdf
Provided by the US Department of Justice, this article addresses the myths and realities of drinking in America.

http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/topics/underagedrinking/familyguide.pdf and http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/topics/underagedrinking/communityguide.pdf
The Surgeon General’s Call to Action To Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking explains why underage alcohol use is a major public health and safety issue. It asks everyone to take action.

http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/AboutNIAAA/NIAAASponsoredPrograms/underage.htm
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism's Underage Drinking Research Initiative discusses the seriousness of this longstanding societal problem.

http://www.aaisport.org/highschool
This site focuses on athletes and the effects of drugs and alcohol. This site is especially useful for coaches.

http://www.allwisyouth.org/
The Alliance for Wisconsin Youth provides resources for the entire community to help steer our youth in the right direction.

http://susievanderlip.blogspot.com/
Legacy of Hope is a resource confronting numerous risky behaviors aimed at tweens and teens alike.

http://www.recoveryconnection.org/
This Addition Helpline offers comprehensive treatment for those tired of living a life centered on drugs or alcohol who are ready to get their lives back together.