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  •  Health & Safety in Schools:

  • This site includes resources on the link between healthy students and academics.

  • http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/health_and_academics/index.htm

  • Available at this site is information regarding the Whole Child Approach to Education by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

  • http://www.wholechildeducation.org/about/
       

  • The National Association of School Boards of Education supports the critical role of health and safety in student achievement.

    http://nasbe.org/index.php/shs/80-he-project-news/129-he-resolution 

  •  Prevention:

  • The Texas Safe & Drug-Free Schools and Communities Statewide Initiative web site provides SDFSC specialists information and links to useful resources in the prevention of drug use and violence.
    http://sdfsc.esc6.net/   

  • This U.S. Department of Education's Higher Education Center site reports the Partnerships in Prevention Science Institute (PPSI) at Iowa State University presentation to the United Nations
    Office on Drugs and Crime and the World Health Organization that substance abuse programs return $10 for every dollar invested in prevention.

      http://www.higheredcenter.org/thisweek/reports-say-substance-abuse-prevention-programs-return-10-dollar-invested 

  • This site from the Texas Department of State Health Services provides an interactive map that allows you to click on a county
          to see the information on a contact's name, address, email, and phone number at a Prevention Resource Center in your area.
    http://www.tcada.state.tx.us/prc/index.shtml 

  • This is the address for the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) web site.  
    The top menu provides access to multiple links by clicking "Issues"; or one may click the "School" icon in the left-hand menu to access School Violence Prevention.

      http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/ 

  •  This site provides access to publications from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).  Their publication provide excellent
    scientifically-based information on a multitude of topics related to the prevention of drug abuse.
    http://www.drugabuse.gov/

  •  The Drug Rehab Guide for Severe Drug Addicts:
    http://www.recoveryconnection.org/drug-rehab/

  • Teaching Materials:

  • The Drug and Violence Education (DAVE) tool developed and maintained by Education Service Center 4 provides free resources to be used in the classroom.

  •  http://dave.esc4.net/ 

  • Classroom materials for teachers are provided free of charge from this Federal Resources for Educational Excellence web site.  Topics                            include Substance Abuse and Health/PE.

    http://www.free.ed.gov/   

  • Tobacco:

  • This site provides information on tobacco prevention and control.

  • http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/tobacco 

  •  This site allows access to the weekly Morbidity and Mortality  Reports from the Center for Disease Control.

    http://www.cdc.gov/ 

  • Violence:

  • This site contains the most recent (2007) report of the Task Force on Community Prevention Services on "The Effectiveness of Universal     

  • School-Based Programs for the Prevention of Violent and Aggressive  Behaviors."

      http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5607a1.htm?s_cid=rr5607a1_e

  • This site allows access to the National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention.
    http://www.promoteprevent.org/ 

  •  In the top menu, click on "Trends in Violent Victimization by Age, 1973-2006" for an historical look at victims of violence in the U.S.

    http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/cvict_v.htm 

  •  Click on "Community Policing Topics" in top menu to find information on such topics as gangs, school safety, and underage                                             drinking.http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/ 

  • Among its publications is the National Center for Educator Statistics provides Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2007.  While                                    supplies last, a single copy or CD-ROM may be obtained at no cost from                                ED Pubs.

    http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch 
     

  • This Center for Disease Control and Prevention site gives excellent information on youth violence prevention.

    http://www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention/youthviolence/index.html