Resources for Parents

Provides education, resources, and tips for parents/families on opioid misuse. Also has self-paced sessions for kids to build skills in saying “no.” Free.

Drug-Enforcement Administration (DEA) resources for parents, educators, and caregivers. Information about drugs, news, stats, and resource lists

Information and resources to prevent underage drinking/other drug use. They have an app to download as well. Main Message: Talk to your kids, early and often.

Tobacco, smoking, and vaping resources to help parents help their teens

Videos, testimonies, facts/stats, and resources.

Be vape free. Tools for parents.

More parent tools for vaping

Information about marijuana use and its effects on the body

Call, Text, and Apps Resource List

Resource/OrganizationWhat is it?Who is it for?What do I need to do?Website
Partnership for Drug-Free KidsFree Text/Call LineParents/Caregivers of children using drugs or alcoholText a message to 55753 or call 1-888-378-4373
Crisis Text LineFree 24/7 Text LineAnyone in need of supportText anything to 741741 and
Smokefree TXT – National Cancer InstituteFree 24/7 Text LineYoung Adults ages 13-19 who want to quit smokingText QUIT to 47848
This is Quitting – Truth InitiativeFree 24/7 Text LineTeens and Young Adults ages 13-24 who vapeText DITCHJUUL to 88709
This is Quitting – Truth InitiativeFree 24/7 Text LineParent of vapersText QUIT to 202-899-7550
Ohio Tobacco Quit LineFree Call LineAnyone looking to quit using tobacco productsCall 1-800-QUIT-NOW
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – SAMHSAFree 24/7 Crisis Call LineYou or anyone you know in crisisCall 800-273-TALK (8255)
SAMHSA National HelplineFree 24/7 Call LineIndividuals/family members facing mental and/or substance use disordersCall 1-800-622-HELP (4357)
Richland County Mental Health & Recovery ServicesFree Crisis Call LineAnyone in crisisCall 419-522-HELP (4357)
quitSTART app – National Cancer InstituteFree AppAnyone looking to quit smokingDownload on iOS/Android
Talk. They Hear You app. SAMHSAFree AppParents and Caregivers looking to prevent underage drinkingDownload on iOS, Android, Windows
HereNOW Connect — Addiction Policy ForumFree AppTo help support individuals in recovery from substance useDownload on iOS/Android
Start Talking! Prevention Action AllianceFree Tips and InformationParents looking for drug + alcohol factsSign up on website