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Click on any of the topics listed in alphabetical order to find links with more information.
http://www.whosdrivingtonight.com/index.asp?utm_source=sma The TexasThe Texas Department of Transportation provides a series of short videos on the dangers of drinking and driving.
http://www.stopalcoholabuse.gov/ This link gives access to a portal to Federal resources on underage drinking.
http://www.saprp.org/ This site is made available by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Click on “Knowledge Assets” for “the latest research and policy implications of that research on alcohol, tobacco, and drug use.”
http://www.education.com/topic/school-bullying-teasing/ This site offers practical advice to students and parents about ways to respond to bullying at school.
http://stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov/adult/indexAdult.asp?Area=cyberbullying This site offers practical advice to students and parents about ways to respond to bullying at school.
http://www.oag.state.tx.us/criminal/cybersafety.shtml The Texas Attorney General’s Office offers information about cyberbullying, dating violence, and other safety issues.
http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/05cius/arrests/index.html U. S. Department of Justice data through 2005 are available by national, state, county, and city by clicking in the right-hand menu.
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/ At the top of the screen click on “A-Z Index”, then on the letter D, then on “Discipline, Law & Order.” Note items of particular interest in the left-hand menu: “Guide to Chapter 37” and “Discipline Data.”
http://www.cppp.org/kidscount Click on “The State of
http://www.theantidrug.com/ Information for parents and educators is available on this National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign's parent web site.
http://www.utattc.net/ Substance abuse trends in
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/FASTATS/druguse.htm This Center for Disease Control site compiles national drug use statistics.
http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/health_and_academics/index.htmThis site includes resources on the link between healthy students and academics.
http://www.wholechildeducation.org/about/ Available at this site is information regarding the Whole Child Approach to Education by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
http://nasbe.org/index.php/shs/80-he-project-news/129-he-resolution The National Association of School Boards of Education supports the critical role of health and safety in student achievement.
http://www.higheredcenter.org/thisweek/reports-say-substance-abuse-prevention-programs-return-10-dollar-invested This U.S. Department of Education’s
http://www.tcada.state.tx.us/prc/index.shtml This site from the Texas Department of State Health Services provides an interactive map that allows you to click on a county to see the information on a contact’s name, address, email, and phone number at a
http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/ This is the address for the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) web site. The top menu provides access to multiple links by clicking “Issues”; or one may click the “School” icon in the left-hand menu to access School Violence Prevention.
http://www.drugabuse.gov/ This site provides access to publications from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Their publication provide excellent scientifically based information on a multitude of topics related to the prevention of drug abuse.
http://dave.esc4.net/ The Drug and Violence Education (DAVE) tool developed and maintained by Education Service Center 4 provides free resources to be used in the classroom.
http://www.free.ed.gov/ Classroom materials for teachers are provided free of charge from this Federal Resources for Educational Excellence web site. Topics include Substance Abuse and Health/PE.
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/tobacco This site provides information on tobacco prevention and control.
http://www.cdc.gov/ This site allows access to the weekly Morbidity and Mortality Reports from the Center for Disease Control.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5607a1.htm?s_cid=rr5607a1_e This site contains the most recent (2007) report of the Task Force on Community Prevention Services on “The Effectiveness of Universal School-Based Programs for the Prevention of Violent and Aggressive Behaviors.”
http://www.promoteprevent.org/ This site allows access to the
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/cvict_v.htm In the top menu, click on “Trends in Violent Victimization by Age, 1973-2006” for an historical look at victims of violence in the U.S.
http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/ Click on “Community Policing Topics” in top menu to find information on such topics as gangs, school safety, and underage drinking.
http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch Among its publications is the
http://www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention/youthviolence/index.html This Center for Disease Control and Prevention site gives excellent information on youth violence prevention.