Picture of Marijuana: Facts for Teens

Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects.

Picture of Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know
Brochure, in question-and-answer format, that provides facts about marijuana for parents and offers tips for talking with their children about the drug and its potential harmful effects.
Picture of Mind Matters: Drugs and the Brain
This series is designed for young people in 5th through 8th grades. This title explains how the brain develops and how using drugs can damage the brain.
Picture of Mind Matters: The Body's Response to Marijuana
This series is designed for young people in 5th through 8th grades. This title explains how people use marijuana and how marijuana affects the brain and body.
Picture of Mind Matters: The Body's Response to Nicotine
This series is designed for young people in 5th through 8th grades. This title describes cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vapes, and other tobacco products and provides information on how nicotine affects the brain and body.
Picture of Mind Matters: The Body's Response to Opioids
This series is designed for young people in 5th through 8th grades. This title describes what opioids are, how they affect the brain, and how they can affect your life.
Picture of Mind Over Matter Kit (Spanish)

Esta serie completa fue diseñada para alentar a los muchachos del 6º al 8º grado a que aprendan sobre los efectos del abuso de drogas sobre el cuerpo y el cerebro.

Picture of Opioid Facts for Teens
Presented in question-and-answer format, this booklet provides teens with facts about opioids and their potential harmful effects.
Picture of Prescription Drugs Poster

Raises awareness of the health consequences of improper use of prescription drugs and contrasts it with the benefits of safe and proper prescription drug use.

Picture of: Principles of Substance Abuse Prevention for Early Childhood: A Research-Based Guide (In Brief)
This brief guide highlights seven evidence-based principles of prevention for use in the early years of a child’s life (prenatal through age 8), developed from research funded in full or in part by NIDA. This guide also lists evidence-based prevention and intervention programs that work with different populations and age groups.
Picture of Respect Teaching Guide Poster
This guide develops students’ understanding of how respect is key to healthy behaviors and building healthy relationships. Includes a classroom poster, lessons and activities, and work sheets.
Picture of Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask

Offers guidance in seeking drug abuse treatment and lists five questions to ask when searching for a treatment program.
 

See NIDA's step-by-step guides on getting treatment for drug use:
 
What to do if you have a problem with drugs:
For teens and young adults
For adults
 
What to do if someone you know has a problem with drugs:
Your teen or young adult
Your adult friend or loved one
 
Click here for more information on treatment. 
 
En español: Encuentre más información sobre el tratamiento y los pasos para tomar para ayudarse a sí mismo o a un ser querido aquí
 

Front: Images showing five ways everyone can stand up to bullying. Back: Lesson plans, activities, and worksheets to help students learn how to recognize situations that involve bullying, build awareness about the negative consequences of bullying, including substance use, and build skills needed to help prevent bullying and safely intervene if someone is in trouble.