Community Coalitions of Southwest Kansas
The Alcohol Epidemiology Program
This site belongs to the University of Minnesota and is a research program in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health within the School of Public health at the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis Campus).
A site for Alcoholics Anonymous that offers information, provides newsletters, etc.
American Cancer Society
A good site with lots of information on cancer treatment and research, etc.
American Heart Association
A site on heart care, research, getting healthy, etc.
American Lung Association
This site covers lung disease, finding cures, healthy living, help to stop smoking.
Centers for Diesease Control and Prevention
A site that covers many diseases and conditions. Included are ADHD, birth defects, cancer, diabetes, fetal alcohol syndrome, flu, hepatitis, HIV.AIDS, STDs, among other things.
Aa fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships.
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)
CADCA's mission is to build and strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create safe, healthy and drug-free communities. The organization supports its members with technical assistance and training, public policy, media strategies and marketing programs, conferences and special events.
KU Community Tool Box
This is the website of the University of Kansas Work Group on Health Promotion and Community Development, whose mission is To promote community health and development by connecting people, ideas and resources. It features interactive discussion and classwork, an online documentation system for use by individuals and coalitions, and an extensive library of materials on health and human development. People from all over the world gather on this site to discuss community development and community issues.
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CADCA's mission is to build and strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create safe, healthy and drug-fr
Drug & Alcohol Treatment & Mental Health Centers in Kansas
Web site with information about mental health and search capabilities for location mental health treatment facilities or practitioners.
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Garden City, Kansas
A link to the City of Garden City, KS official web site.
The Higher Education Center
This site helps campuses and communities address problems of alcohol and other drugs, and violence by identifying effective strategies and programs based upon the best prevention servives. Also offers access to news and webinars.
Kansas Action for Children
For nearly 30 years, Kansas Action for Children has helped shape policy that puts children first. Take action, stay informed, and know the facts. With information from this site, we can improve the health, education and ecominic stability of Kansas children.
Kansas Department of Health & Environment
This site offers a way to get Kansas Medical Assitance on lone. This site also provides a responsible way to ddispose of unwanted medications safely.
Kansas Family Partnership
This site houses a wealth of information for those addressing the needs of parents, families and youth. At this site one can order free alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse prevention materials including brochures, pamphlets, booklets, posters and other specialty items. Check here to learn of training available for BASELINE, TEEN BASELINE, Preparing for the Drug Free Years, SPICELINE, and other prevention education programs.
Kansas Responsible Gambling Alliance
800-522-4700=Problem Gambling Helpline
Gambling problem? Getting help is your bst bet. If you are concerned that you or someone you know may have a gambling problem, please call the confidential 24-hours toll-free Problem Gamblish Helpline. Experienced counselors are on hand to answer your questions and provide information on resources in your area. Problem gambling is one of the most destructive addictions people face, and the consequences can be devestating when it spirals out of control. In Kansas, there are people committed to helping people who don't know how to stop.
The Kansas Health Foundation
The Kansas Health Foundation is a national leader in health promotion and prevention. Check this site for innovative programs and opportunities, particularly in the areas of youth development, community leadership, and prevention media.
Kansas State Research and Extension
There is a wealth of information accessible from the main page. The Kansas State Research and Extension is involved in many activities that strengthen protective factors.
Preventing drug use before it begins is a cost-effective, common-sense approach to promoting safe and healthy communities. The Administration is working with Federal, state, local, and tribal partners, as well as community grantees, to educate teens on healthy choices and to prevent drug use before it starts. This site addresses that effort and shows ways the Administration is working toward that goal.
National Center for Tobacco-Free Kids
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids - Addictions
National Clearing House for Alcohol and Drug Information
This website is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is the most extensive online collection of information and resources on substance abuse.
National Crime Prevention Council
NCPC's Mission is to enable people to create safer and more caring communities by addressing the causes of crime and violence and reducing the opportunities for crime to occur. A national educational nonprofit, the nation's focal point for crime prevention information, the McGruff people: NCPC is all of these things and more.
National Inhalant Prevention Website
National Inhalant Prevention Coalition Web Site. Lots of information on inhalants and their effects at www.inhalants.org.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institute on Drug Abuse is a national resource for current information on drugs of abuse. They also have links to other resources.
NIDA Inhalants Research Findings
Inhalants are breathable chemical vapors that users intentionally inhale because of the chemicals' mind-altering effects. The substances inhaled are often common household products that contain volatile solvents, aerosols, or gases. Most inhalants produce a rapid high that resembles alcohol intoxication.
The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) website is where you can find information and resources on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and the risk of drinking alcohol during pregnancy.
Bullying can affect young people in many ways. They may lose sleep or feel sick, they may want to skip school. Young people may even be thinking about suicide. If young people are feeling hopeless or helpless or know someone that is, they can get help by calling LIFELINE at
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA.gov)
This is a good resource for current information and health effects of chemical abuse. Young people who are interested in prevention should check this out. It contains information for the "girl power" campaign and "Prevline".
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services
A site to find alcohol and drug abuse treatment or mental health treatment facilities and programs around the country. Or call the treatment referral helpline at 1-800-662-4357.
Youth Friends School-Based Mentoring Program
YouthFriends volunteers prove that ordinary people can do extraordinary things. By spending time with students in schools, YouthFriends mentors are making a world of difference in the lives of young people throughout Kansas and Missouri. Studies show the presence of a positive adult role model in a young person's life builds confidence, encourages kids to set and achieve goals, helps young people to succeed.
Youth to Youth International, Inc.
Youth to Youth was founded in 1982 in Columbus, OH, as a community-based drug prevention and youth leadership program focusing primarily on middle school and high school students. The goal of its many projects is harnessing the powerful influence of peer pressure-- making it a positive force that encourages young people to live free of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs. This site also sponsors listings on, drug addiction centers, drug rehabilitation, alcohol intervention, troubled youth programs, etc.