Preventing teen drug and alcohol use can reduce not only the impact of addiction, but also high-risk behaviors that can result in social, emotional, mental and physical problems. Often teens use drugs and alcohol to cope with stress and to manage problems in their lives. By providing information about the risk of use and the impact on heath, as well as how to manage stress related issues, teens can learn to take better care of themselves and improve the quality of their lives.

In this toolkit:

Preventative Resources to Tackle Stressful Issues

The world can be difficult for children and teens today; the risks are greater. Drug and alcohol use is on the rise; students face bullying, school violence, and cyberbullying; more adolescents report feeling anxious and stressed than ever before. These issues are often roadblocks to a young person’s educational journey and lifelong achievement. To that end, ADAPP provides resources and information to families, teachers, children, and community members to tackle the issues youth face.

Sources: The NYC Community Health Profile Youth Development Survey; National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA); Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2007 National Survey on Drug Use and Health; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Alcohol Fact Sheet; Office of the Surgeon General Underage Drinking Call to Action; OASAS Youth Development Survey.

Password Reset
Please enter your e-mail address. You will receive a new password via e-mail.

Scroll to Top