Resources for Teens

Get the Facts

You may think you know the truth about underage drinking and marijuana use. Let's put it to the test.

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 1-888-378-4373https://drugfree.org/article/get-one-on-one-help/#text
Crisis Text LineFree 24/7 Text LineAnyone in need of supportText anything to 741741https://www.crisistextline.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/crisistextline
Smokefree TXT – National Cancer InstituteFree 24/7 Text LineYoung Adults ages 13-19 who want to quit smokingText QUIT to 47848https://teen.smokefree.gov/
This is Quitting – Truth InitiativeFree 24/7 Text LineTeens and Young Adults ages 13-24 who vapeText DITCHJUUL to 88709https://truthinitiative.org/thisisquitting
This is Quitting – Truth InitiativeFree 24/7 Text LineParent of vapersText QUIT to 202-899-7550https://truthinitiative.org/thisisquitting
Ohio Tobacco Quit LineFree Call LineAnyone looking to quit using tobacco productsCall 1-800-QUIT-NOWhttps://ohio.quitlogix.org/en-US/
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – SAMHSAFree 24/7 Crisis Call LineYou or anyone you know in crisisCall 800-273-TALK (8255)https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
SAMHSA National HelplineFree 24/7 Call LineIndividuals/family members facing mental and/or substance use disordersCall 1-800-622-HELP (4357)https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
Richland County Mental Health & Recovery ServicesFree Crisis Call LineAnyone in crisisCall 419-522-HELP (4357)https://www.richlandmentalhealth.com/
quitSTART app – National Cancer InstituteFree AppAnyone looking to quit smokingDownload on iOS/Androidhttps://smokefree.gov/tools-tips/apps/quitstart
Talk. They Hear You app. SAMHSAFree AppParents and Caregivers looking to prevent underage drinkingDownload on iOS, Android, Windowshttps://www.samhsa.gov/underage-drinking
HereNOW Connect — Addiction Policy ForumFree AppTo help support individuals in recovery from substance useDownload on iOS/Androidhttps://www.addictionpolicy.org/recovery-app
Start Talking! Prevention Action AllianceFree Tips and InformationParents looking for drug + alcohol factsSign up on websitehttps://starttalking.ohio.gov/schools/know

Quick Links

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Information about marijuana use and its effects on the body

A collection of helpful videos, information on the effects substances have on the brain, coping strategies, mental health resources, prevention information, infographics, etc. Great list