Below are helpful resources.
SAMHSA’s national substance use prevention campaign helps parents and caregivers, educators, and community members get informed, be prepared, and take action.
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline
provides 24/7, free and confidential support for
people in distress, prevention and crisis resources
for you or your loved ones, and best practices for
professionals in the United States.
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Their mission is to End Overdose by distributing fentanyl testing strips and to spread awareness on the opioid crisis. Free Narcan and learn how to identify an opioid overdose
Lilly Harvey, a beautiful mom, who lost her beautiful daughter-Millie. Lilly is not only our coordinator for all of Louisiana but she runs her own group for the entire state. She hold walk events throughout the year. Here is her group. Lilly is so inspirational! join her group on the link below. Millie Mattered.
Wonderful words by founder Becky!
It is NOW about "YOUR CHOICE" as a parent to determine how you can change your mindset on Addiction
The SafeLaunch mission is to prevent teen exposure to alcohol and other drugs that lead to the disease of addiction. By raising awareness that 90% of addiction begins before age 18 and offering parents, youth service providers and schools resources to prevent drug exposure, we save lives and alleviate suffering.
Adolescent substance use poses a serious mental health threat, with lowered academic achievement, lost potential, damaged relationships, brain damage, addiction, and early death the unfortunate results. Addiction is a chronic brain disease that is treatable, but not curable. Statistically, only one out of ten people treated for a chemical addiction maintain their sobriety over the course of their life.
Since 90% of addiction roots in early first exposure, preventing this disease must become everyone’s priority.
SafeLaunch is focused on protecting youth from harm. By embracing current scientific evidence to inform adolescents and adults about the human brain, SafeLaunch inspires the message that prevention requires education and action… because addiction isn’t a choice.
SafeLaunch was founded by parents who believe that preventing children’s exposure to alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and other drugs is as important as preventing childhood diabetes, lead poisoning, or any other preventable disease.
Carol Egan has persistently fought the drug epidemic. More information in the link below.
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