Prevention Resources

Parent Resources | Youth Resources | Community & Professional Partners

Below is a list of local, state, regional and national prevention resources for parents/ community members, youth and professionals. If you do not find the resource that you are looking for, and/or if you would like further assistance with your resource search, please contact the CNVRAC office.

Parent/Community Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION: What Every Parent Needs to Know -
Kids Health- For Parents -
MADD & The Power of Parents -
National Families in Action -
National Inhalant Prevention Coalition -
Parents 4 A Change -
We Don't Serve Teens -

Youth Resources

Above the Influence -
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids -
Kids Health- for Kids or Teens -
Love Is Not Abuse -
National Association for Children of Alcoholics -
Students Against Destructive Decisions -
The Cool Spot -
What's Driving You? - For young adults concerned about drinking & driving -

Community and Professional Partners


Addiction Search - The Latest Addiction Information
Al-anon & Al-Ateen
American Council for Drug Education
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention - Smoking & Tobacco Use
Cocaine Anonymous
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
Debtor Anonymous
Delancey Street Foundation
Drug & Alcohol Treatment Prevention Network
Drug Policy Research Center
Nar-anon Family Groups
Narcotics Anonymous
National Council of Churches
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Organization for Youth Safety
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
Overeaters Anonymous
Sex & Love Addicts Anonymous
STOP Underage Drinking - Portal of Federal Resources
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
The Center on Alcohol Marketing & Youth
The Partnership for a Drug Free America
Tobacco News & Information
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
Volunteers of America


Alcoholics Anonymous- CT
CT Council on Problem Gambling
CT Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services- Prevention, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, & Problem Gambling
CT Prevention Network
CT Region of Narcotics Anonymous
Mobilze Against Tobacco for CT's Health (MATCH Coalition)
The Governer's Prevention Partnership


Boys & Girls Club of Greater Waterbury
Chesire Youth & Social Services
CT Community Foundation
Greater Waterbury YMCA
High Watch Recovery Center
Midwestern CT Council on Alcoholism
Morris Foundation, Behavioral Health Services
Silver Hill Hospital
United Way of Greater Waterbury
United Way of Naugatuck & Beacon Falls
Waterbury Hospital Behavioral Health
Wellpath Behavioral Health for Children & Families


ERASE: East of the River Action for Substance Abuse Concil
HVCASA: Housatonic Valley Coalition Against Substance Abuse
LFCRAC: Lower Fairfield County Regional Action Council
MAWSAC: Meriden & Wallingford Substance Abuse Council
MCSAAC: Middlesex County Substance Abuse Action Council
MFSAC: Human Services Council of Mid-Fiarfield
NECASA: Northeast Communities Against Substance Abuse
NWRMHB: Northwest Regional Mental Health Board
RYASAP: Regional Youth Adult Docial Action Partnership
SERAC: Southeast Regional Action Council
VSAAC: Valley Substance Abuse Action Council