Create change to prevent youth alcohol use: 800-873-0585

www.TexansStandingTall.org or 512-442-7501  Collaboratively create change at local, regional & state levels.  Hear current data on youth substance abuse, evidenced-based prevention strategies & how it all relates to the current Texas legislative session:

http://Bush.TAMU.edu/Academics/MPSA/Capstone/project  Even under very conservative assumptions, the benefits of universally accessible, high-quality pre-kindergarten for four-year-olds in Texas greatly outweigh the costs.

www.FightCrime.org/issue_earlyed.php  High-quality, early education programs give kids the right start in life.

www.SoberAustin.com  For active or recovering addicts, a professional in the field or just curious.  Millions of people suffer from addiction to alcohol, drugs, food, gambling, codependency & more.  People do recover, every single day, but they rarely do it alone.  If help is what you, we hope you’ll find it here.  Factual, up-to-date, hassle-free & anonymous.

www.Lubbock-Al-Anon.org & 800-873-0585  Thrive whether your loved one is clean or sober.  Also, www.Texas-Al-Anon.org; www.Al-Anon.ALaTeen.org; www.Al-Anon.org/memberswww.Al-Anon.org/members/blogs.php

www.SAMHSA.gov  Substance-abuse & mental-health services:  suicide prevention, coping with traumatic events, understanding mental illness, reducing under-age drinking, mental health anti-stigma campaign, evidence-based programs & practices; grants information, HIV/AIDS & Hepatitis; homelessness, older adults & more.

www.WhyTry.org Hands-on solutions for dropout prevention, violence prevention, drug and alcohol prevention, truancy reduction and increasing academic success. Helping people achieve freedom, opportunity and self-respect through education and interventions that motivate and create positive change. Offering hope and answering the question Why Try in life? Find out about certification trainings, in-service training and confererence sessions. Why Try in high schools, middle and junior high schools, in elementary schools, in mental health and in corrections.

Recommend to juvenile offenders & others requiring community-service restitution credit that they volunteer at our dog & cat shelter near Lubbock, Texas: LeLandsHeart@Hotmail.com

Additional resources:

www.lubbock-al-anon.org; www.Texas-Al-Anon.org; www.Al-Anon.ALaTeen.org; www.Al-Anon.org/memberswww.Al-Anon.org/members/blogs.php;

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