Family Guide to Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy and Drug Free is a public education website developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration. The website presents information on talking with children and adolescents, getting involved, setting rules and being a role model. The site also includes a mental health dictionary, drug facts, links for children and adolescents, and other resources.
Growing Up Drug Free: A Parent's Guide To Prevention, Part 1, by U.S. Department of Education.
Growing Up Drug Free: A Parent's Guide To Prevention, Part 2, by U.S. Department of Education.
Drug Courts: these are courts that use drug treatment as an alternative to jail or imprisonment. Also mental health courts helping the mentally ill receive treatment and reduce future crimes.
A movement is underway in the United States that combines treatment aftercare services with educational programming for adolescents in recovery. Recovery schools, as they are called, provide students with aftercare support, a sense of community and an education.