National Resources for Community Members
For Addiction Support 24/7
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Office of the White House, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
Drug Free Communities Support Program (DFC)
This site describes the work of The ONDCP which operates the Drug Free Communities (DFC) Support Program. The DFC program provides grants to community coalitions to strengthen the infrastructure among local partners to create and sustain a reduction in local youth substance abuse. Currently, there are nearly 700 DFC-funded coalitions across the country, including the Fairfield Prevention Coalition. Our funding will expire September 30, 2020 at which time Fairfield Prevention Coalition will need to have fully transitioned to local community support and volunteers.
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)
This site describes the work of this national organization which provides training, resources, technical assistance, public policy advocacy, media strategies, marketing programs, and special events to help community coalitions prevent substance abuse. Fairfield Prevention Coalition is a CADCA member. Coalition members receive these services directly and through annual training conferences.
Partnership For Drug Free Kids
This site offers researched and current information and tips for parents. Includes trending issues on youth substance use.
This site contains quick, easy tips and resources for developing skills in youth that are proven to increase their ability to make life-long healthy choices.
National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth
This site provides one stop shopping on many topics that concern families and youth with multiple resource suggestions and sites.
Celebrating Families Curriculum
The Celebrating Families!™ curriculum is an evidence based cognitive behavioural, support group model written for families in which one or both parents have a serious problem with alcohol or other drugs. Celebrating Families!™ fosters the development of safe, healthy, fulfilled, and addiction-free individuals and families by increasing resiliency factors and decreasing risk factors while incorporating addiction recovery concepts with healthy family living skills.
Families of Addicts
Families of Addicts is a grass-roots recovery support initiative founded in Dayton, Ohio working to reduce the stigma of addiction, ensure availability of adequate treatment/recovery support services and to influence public opinion and policy regarding the value of recovery.
National Clearinghouse SAMHSA
This site provides one stop shopping for many topics related to substance abuse and mental health