This site is made available by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Click on "Knowledge Assets" for "the latest research and policy implications of that research on alcohol, tobacco, and drug use." http://www.saprp.org/
This site offers practical advice to students and parents about ways to respond to bullying at school.
Information for parents and educators is available on this National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign's parent web site. http://www.theantidrug.com/
Substance abuse trends in Texas are published every six months[January and June]. The Addiction Research Institute of the Center for Social Work Research at The University of Texas provides this excellent resource on Texas drug trends. [Our speaker from the Center this afternoon will be Dr. Jane Maxwell, who keeps up with the trends.] http://www.utattc.net/
This Center for Disease Control site compiles national drug use statistics.
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.
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.
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/
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.