Resources for Parents

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

Information about marijuana use and its effects on the body.

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.

Be vape free. Tools for parents.

More parent tools for vaping.

Videos, testimonies, facts/stats, and resources.

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

Comprehensive information about marijuana.

Identify bullying and help kids prevent it. Tips for adults.

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 DITCHVAPE to 88709
This is Quitting – Truth InitiativeFree 24/7 Text LineParents of vapersText QUIT to 847-278-9715
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 tips on drug + alcohol preventionSign up on website
Community Action for Capable Youth (CACY)Free Tobacco/Nicotine Quit SupportAnyone looking for free professional help to quit tobacco/nicotineCall 419-774-5683 or email andersont@cacyohio.org