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Drug, Alcohol, Tobacco Education

Drug, Alcohol, Tobacco Education

Information for science-based programs and activities that effectively prevent alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use; and include social influences or life skills curricula and youth development.

Prevention Resources for Underage Drinking
Information and resources for the prevention of underage drinking.

A number of self-help, 12 step groups, exists for spouses, family members, and friends of alcoholic persons. Some Spanish groups available. For more information call the Hotline (209) 524-3907.

Alcoholics Anonymous
A number of self-help, 12 step groups to help the alcoholic person to achieve and maintain sobriety. Groups for Spanish-speaking also available. For information call the Hotline 209-572-2970.

Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities
Supports programs that prevent violence in and around schools; prevents the illegal use of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs; and involves parents and communities.

Science-Based Programs
Programs for which scientifically-based research has provided evidence to indicate that the program will reduce violence and illegal drug use.

Steroids and Dietary Supplements
Information on Senate Bill 37 and the United States Anti-Doping Agency's Guide to Prohibited Substances and Prohibited Methods of Doping.

Student Assistance Programs (SAPs) 
Provides information for implementing new Student Assistance Programs (SAPs) along with resources for strengthening existing SAPs.

Tobacco-Use Prevention Education Program
Provides funding through an application process for tobacco-specific student instruction, reinforcement activities, special events, intervention, and cessation programs for students.


Tobacco-Use Prevention Resources
Provides additional resources for tobacco-use prevention, intervention, and cessation.

Don't Quit Alone
Two Friends discuss the benefits of quitting smoking and how to do it.   English / Spanish

California Smokers’ Helpline External link opens in new window or tab. 
A telephone-based program that can help you quit smoking. Helpline services are free, funded by the California Department of Health.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Smoking and Tobacco Use External link opens in new window or tab. 
CDC's Office on Smoking and Health offers information related to smoking and tobacco use.

Helping Young Smokers Quit External link opens in new window or tab. 
A national program supported by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Cancer Institute.


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