There are numerous data sources that can provide you more information on this topic – just go to our Data & Surveys page.
Project Brain is a Social Norms campaign facilitated in numerous Broward County public schools, grades 6-12. The Project Brain health campaign empowers youth to prevent or reduce alcohol consumption. Through the use of the research based Social Norms approach, a change in perception toward alcohol is created resulting in a change in behavior. Learn more!
Please Note: A program or website being mentioned here does not imply endorsement by the School Board of Broward County and does not necessarily reflect its views. Please contact the program developers directly for the most current information.
BEEP Portal – Broward County Public School’s teacher resource location.
CADCA: Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, 1-800-54-CADCA
Drugs and More: A Guide to Addictions
Drug Watch: Keeping an Eye on Pharmaceuticals: a comprehensive Web site database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications their side effects, addictive qualities, and the latest on FDA drug alerts.
Easy to Read Drug Facts: an ideal resource for anyone interested in learning more about drug abuse.
First Call for Help, 211 Broward – “Help is Just a Phone Call Away!” A 24-hour, free, confidential telephone Helpline for crisis/suicide counseling, empathetic listening and community information and referrals for health and human services resources in Broward County. Just Dial 2-1-1 or (954) 537-0211 or access the directory online.
FREE Prevention Resources: a list of materials and curriculum divided into the four strands of prevention.
HealthTeacher.com: interactive products are used by teachers, parents, and kids to address important youth health issues, including physical activity, nutrition, and social and emotional well-being.
Marijuana Talk Kit: Download your FREE toolkit for parents
Prescription Medication Toolkit for Parents: free tool from the Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse
Under Age Drinking – Helps parents talk to their children about alcohol. You can create a plan in just a few steps!
The United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse (UWBCCSA) : a broad based substance use/abuse coalition dedicated to reducing substance use/abuse and all its devastating consequences on individuals, families, and communities.
Find out more of what is going on with substance use and abuse! Go to the United Way website to view Broward Briefings, one page electronic newsletters published by the Commission on Substance Abuse’s research center at Nova Southeastern University. Topics include emerging issues and recently released research findings about substance abuse with a focus on Broward County and the State of Florida.