Alcohol Prevention
Alcohol and Drug Prevention
Suicide Prevention
Violence Prevention

Alcohol Prevention

Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Professional Portal for Medical Education provides grant writing guides, on-line searches for funding opportunities, and to identify funding opportunities specific for alcohol addiction-care professionals. [Note: users must first sign up on the portal to access some resources.

Alcohol Cost Calculator
The George Washington University Medical Center's Ensuring Solutions program offers the Alcohol Cost Calculator website. The calculators serve to demonstrate costs of alcohol on a community and national level to businesses, kids, health plans, and also provides a calculator for "return on investment."

Alcohol Epidemiology Program (AEP), University of Minnesota
Research, community education materials, policy information and more from the University of Minnesota's Alcohol Epidemiology Program.

The Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS)
The Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS) is an online resource that provides detailed information on a wide variety of alcohol-related policies in the United States at both State and Federal levels. It features compilations and analyses of alcohol-related statutes and regulations. Designed primarily as a tool for researchers, APIS simplifies the process of ascertaining the state of the law for studies on the effects and effectiveness of alcohol-related policies.

Center on Alcohol Marketing & Youth
The Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at Georgetown University monitors the marketing practices of the alcohol industry to focus attention and action on industry practices that jeopardize the health and safety of America's youth.

Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI): Alcohol Policy
CSPI helps focus public and decision-maker attention on high-leverage policy reforms to reduce the devastating health and social consequences of drinking.
This NIAAA-sponsored site provides research-based information about the nature and extent of dangerous drinking to high school and college administrators, students, parents, community leaders, policymakers, researchers, and members of the retail beverage industry; and offers recommendations to college and university presidents on the potential effectiveness of current strategies to reverse the culture of drinking on campus.

Community Advocacy Using Environmental Strategies to Prevent Underage Drinking

Global Alcohol Consumption
The map of world alcohol consumption from The Economist.

International Institute for Alcohol Awareness
The International Institute for Alcohol Awareness is committed to preventing the devastating consequences associated with alcohol abuse and underage drinking.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Provides publications and resources for professionals and the community, research, information on news/events, and links to NIAAA-sponsored websites.
Offers resources to help parents monitor teens teen for underage use with five tips. Also offers information on brain development, as well as about how parental behavior can sometimes influence teen's decisions about alcohol.
" is a media and education campaign funded by the Utah Legislature and designed to prevent and reduce underage drinking in Utah by providing parents and guardians with information about the harmful effects of alcohol on the developing teen brain, along with proven skills for preventing underage alcohol use."

The Power of Parents
MADD has created a powerful web resource where parents can find research-proven strategies for preventing underage drinking in their home and in their community.

Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol & Your Health
For anyone who drinks, this site offers valuable, research-based information. What do you think about taking a look at your drinking habits and how they may affect your health? Rethinking Drinking can help you get started.

Right: SBIRT Readiness Ruler (click for PDF)
SBIRT stands for screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment— an evidence-based, effective method to intervene in alcohol and drug misuse, but that is currently underused in the primary care setting in the United States. This site provides tools for primary care providers to screen, intervene (using motivational interviewing), and refer individuals to alcohol/drug treatment.

SBIRT Oregon -- Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment

SAMHSA - Underage Drinking
This site is a comprehensive portal of Federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue. People interested in underage drinking prevention—including parents, educators, community-based organizations, and youth—will find a wealth of valuable information here.

SR22 Insurance
Although the name is misleading, SR22 is not literally an insurance policy. SR22 is actually a form that the state requires drivers to submit to prove that the driver has a minimum amount of insurance. This form is mandated by law. In most cases, the insurance provider files this form. SR22 is simply a document that proves that drivers are maintaining the appropriate level of insurance required by the relevant state.

Take it Back!
Take It Back is a national movement led by youth to reduce alcohol problems and increase the health and safety of youth. Take It Back is not a program, curriculum, or organization. Take It Back is about re-claiming what has been taken from youth due to alcohol. This includes their safety, dignity, culture, and good health and future.
The young teen’s place for info on alcohol and resisting peer pressure.

Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center
A project of the Pacific Institute for Research & Evaluation, the Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center was established by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (within the U.S. Department of Justice) to support its Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program. offers the straight truth on why the Minimum Legal Drinking Age law is important to you regardless of your age and describes how it saves lives.

Alcohol and Drug Prevention

Alcohol Justice
For the prevention of alcohol and other drug problems; uses a public health approach to prevention. Creates an environment that helps individuals make healthy choices and requires responsible action from government and business.

Anti-Drug Campaign
This website provides information on substance abuse prevention for youth, parents and people interested in volunteering in their community. It also provides a list of concrete positive, asset-based activities to do to get the anti-drug and alcohol message across to youth of all ages. The information here is available in English, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, and Vietnamese.

Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)
The purpose of CAPT is to assist states, jurisdictions, and community-based prevention programs to apply scientifically-defensible strategies in their efforts to prevent substance abuse.

Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT)
The Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) is a department within the College of Education at the University of Nevada, Reno. Our primary mission is to transfer information, resources, and research in substance abuse prevention, treatment, and training using current technologies.

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
CSAP's mission is to provide national leadership in the Federal effort to prevent alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug problems.

Media United Against Drugs
One Voice: Media United Against Drugs (MUAD; 2000-2007) was a groundbreaking coalition of local televised and radio representatives and substance abuse prevention experts that formed to create a media-oriented strategic plan to reduce drug use and its consequences in and around Lane County. MUAD members included: KVAL, KEZI, KMTR, KLSR and KEVU, Eugene Area Radio Stations (a consortium of 20 radio stations in Lane County), Lane County prevention specialists and other experts. Media United Against Drugs won local, statewide and national awards for this unique and groundbreaking collaborative to promote health and reduce substance abuse among youth in our communities.

National Drug Court Institute (and National Association of Drug Court Professionals)
Mission: Promoting education, research and scholarship for drug court and other court-based intervention programs.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
NIDA supports over 85 percent of the world's research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. NIDA supported science addresses the most fundamental and essential questions about drug abuse, ranging from the molecule to managed care, and from DNA to community outreach research.

Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
The principal purpose of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy is to establish policies, priorities, and objectives for the Nation's drug control program. ONDCP leads the Nation's counter-narcotic efforts by developing policies and coordinating, promoting, and implementing initiatives to successfully reduce the supply, use, and social acceptance of drugs in the United States. This mission is implemented through congressionally mandated activities as well as strategic initiatives aimed at reducing illicit drug use, drug manufacturing and trafficking, and drug-related crime and violence.

Oregon Addictions & Mental Health Services Division (AMH)
AMH (formerly Office of Mental Health & Addiction Services, OMHAS), a division of Oregon Department of Human Services, is dedicated to preventing Oregonians of all ages from abusing alcohol and other drugs, and ensuring that the best treatment possible is available for people who need help with addiction problems.

Oregon Partnership
Partnering with communities, families, educators, law enforcement and treatment services to prevent and reduce drug and alcohol abuse in Oregon.

Prevention On-Line (PREVLINE)
A website for youth, teens, parents, adults, community members. This website comes from the federal office of Health and Human Services - Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
"The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has established a clear vision for its work -- a life in the community for everyone. To realize this vision, the Agency has sharply focused its mission on building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders." The SAMHSA website includes grant information, news releases, statistics and more.

U.S. Department of Education's Safe and Drug-Free Schools' Exemplary and Promising Programs
The U.S. Department of Education's Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program has used an expert panel process to identify programs that should be promoted nationally as promising or exemplary. A 15-member Expert Panel oversaw a valid and reliable process for identifying effective school-based programs that promote healthy students and safe, disciplined, and drug-free schools. The panel identified 9 exemplary and 33 promising programs.

White Bison
The vision of White Bison is to bring 100 Indian Communities into sobriety and wellness.

Suicide Prevention

Crisis Text Line
Free, 24 hour, 365/24, confidential, national text line for those in crisis, especially youth. Text SOS to 741741
From the Depression Is Real Coalition, a group of seven nonprofit organizations representing doctors, people living with mental illness and American communities, who have come together to help educate the public about the true nature of depression and to offer hope.

One Sky Center
One Sky Center is the only National Resource Center for American Indians and Alaska Natives that is dedicated to improving prevention and treatment of substance abuse and mental health across Indian Country.

Oregon Youth Suicide Prevention Program
The State of Oregon's Youth Suicide Prevention Program. Provides data regarding suicide in Oregon, publications, crisis line information, information on trainings, and more.

SafetyLit Injury Prevention Literature Update
Information about injury occurrence and prevention is available from many sources. The weekly SafetyLit update provides abstracts of English language reports from researchers in 35 disciplines relevant to preventing unintentional injuries, violence, and self-harm.

Stop A Suicide
Each year in America almost 30,000 people commit suicide, and 70% of those people tell someone or give warning signs. Stop A Suicide, Today! provides information on how to recognize the warning signs of suicide in family, friends, co-workers, and patients, and why people should respond like they would with any medical emergency.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis. Individuals seeking help can dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255). They will be routed to the closest possible provider of mental health and suicide prevention services.

Violence Prevention

BluePrints for Violence Prevention
Identifies programs and describes interventions in a series of "blueprints" including theoretical rationale, core components of the program as implemented, evaluation designs and results, and practical experiences programs encountered while implementing model at multiple sites. Blueprints was designed to offer practical descriptions of effective programs which would allow states, communities, and individual agencies to: (1) determine appropriateness of the intervention for their state or community; (2) provide a realistic cost estimate for the intervention; (3) provide an assessment of organizational capacity needed to ensure its successful start-up and operation over time; and (4) give an indication of potential barriers and obstacles that might be encountered when attempting to implement the intervention.

Children's Trust Fund of Oregon Foundation
Mission: To foster healthy child development and functioning by ending the harm of child abuse and neglect to Oregon's children. The Foundation fulfills this mission by the funding of effective, primary prevention programs in local communities throughout the state of Oregon. 100% of your donated dollars go to support these vital services for children and families.

Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF)
The Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) works to end domestic violence and help women and children whose lives are devastated by abuse, because every person has a right to live in a home free of violence.

National Crime Prevention Council
Online resource center.

Oregon Men Against Violence
The Oregon Men Against Violence Initiative (OMAV) is a collaboration of local and campus organizations in Oregon seeking to engage men and boys, standing beside women, girls, and all people, as allies in the effort to prevent and respond to men’s use of violence.

Stop It Now!
STOP IT NOW!'s mission is to call on all abusers and potential abusers to stop and seek help, to educate adults about the ways to stop sexual abuse, and to increase public awareness of the trauma of child sexual abuse.

Safer Society
The Safer Society Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit agency, is a national research, advocacy, and referral center on the prevention and treatment of sexual abuse. Founded in 1964 as the Prison Research Education Action Project (P.R.E.A.P.) by Fay Honey Knopp, P.R.E.A.P. evolved into the Safer Society Program in 1985, and became the Safer Society Foundation, Inc. in 1995. The Safer Society Foundation, Inc. provides a variety of services related to the prevention and treatment of sexual abuse.

Sexual Assault Task Force (SATF) Oregon
The Attorney General's Sexual Assault Task Force (SATF) website offers users with information about programs, including the sexual assault training institute & prevention programs, as well as resources for sexual violence victims, medical professionals, and more.

University of Oregon, Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior (IVDB)
The purpose of IVDB is to empower schools and social service agencies to address violence and destructive behavior, at the point of school entry and beyond, in order to ensure safety and to facilitate the academic achievement and healthy social development of children and youth.