American Lung Association - This site contains information on asthma, tobacco, air quality, and other lung diseases. We are dedicated to providing you with the most up to date information available to help you as we move forward in our quest to fight lung disease and promote lung health.
Addiction Resource - Our goal at Addiction Resource is to provide a wealth of information to help individuals struggling with an addiction and provide support to their loved ones so that they may stay on the road to recovery, and successfully overcome addiction for life. We believe in our ability to help improve the lives of others, and belief is what motivates us to educate and support our readers every day.
Busting the Myths About Addiction - It has been more than 40 years since Richard Nixon called for a “war on drugs,” and yet our prevention and treatment efforts have largely failed to address the chronic illness of substance addiction that afflicts one in 12 Americans and affects millions more friends and family members.
Center for Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Training Ctr. - OJJDP established the Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center (UDETC) in 1999 to support its Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws program. The UDETC provides a variety of science-based, practical, effective training and technical assistance services to support, enhance, and build leadership capacity and increase state and local community effectiveness in their efforts to enforce underage drinking laws, prevent underage drinking, and eliminate the devastating consequences associated with alcohol use by underage youth.
Century Council - The Century Council is a leader in the fight against drunk driving and underage drinking and promotes responsible decision making regarding beverage alcohol.
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America - Preventing alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse is no easy task. However, since 1992, CADCA has demonstrated that when all sectors of a community come together —social change happens. CADCA is the premier membership organization representing those working to make their communities safe, healthy and drug-free. We have members in every U.S. state and territory and working in 18 countries around the world. Special programs within CADCA are supporting our returning veterans and their families and training youth leaders to be effective agents of change –all through the coalition model.
Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) - Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) Mission Statement: to promote and protect the safety of people and property in Delaware. In June 2003, Delaware's General Assembly passed legislation to create the Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) as a replacement for the former state agency known as the Department of Public Safety. The Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) is committed to protecting the lives and property of our citizens and the visitors to our state. In doing so, DSHS is taking the necessary steps to prepare for all hazards and to protect all citizens.
Delaware Government - The official website for the State of Delaware.
Delaware Liquor Control Act - Delaware Code Title 4 Alcoholic Liquors.
DrugRehab.com - is a web resource provided by Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS). ARS is an integrated behavioral health care management organization dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. Our mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery.
Free Online Tobacco Retailer Training (DE Residents Only) - This free tobacco training for tobacco retailers and employees in Delaware is sponsored by the Delaware Division of Alcohol & Tobacco Enforcement.
Global Link Tobacco Control - GLOBALink is an international network of the tobacco control community. It allows users to share information and resources related to tobacco industry and smoking, e.g. local initiatives, news, policy, projects and it has an active discussion forum.
How to Talk to a Child About a Parent’s Addiction - “Dad’s an addict.” “Mom’s going to rehab.” These are not easy conversations to have with a child, even one that has long been aware that there’s a problem. More than 28 million Americans are children of alcoholics, yet addiction isn’t being talked about in most homes. Instead, children grow up facing a lifetime of issues other kids don’t have to manage.
Identification Checking Guide - Our printed I.D. Checking Guides and online versions are used by DMVs, government agencies at all levels, and businesses. We assist with risk management and compliance programs, including regulations like the USA PATRIOT Act, the Customer Identification Program of the Bank Secrecy Act, the Red Flags Rule, and more.
Institute of Alcohol Studies - Our core aim is to serve the public interest on public policy issues linked to alcohol. We do this by advocating for the use of scientific evidence in policy-making to reduce alcohol-related harm.
Kick Butts Generation (KBG) - The Kick Butts Generation’s vision is for all Delaware youth to be tobacco and nicotine free. Our mission is to protect Delaware youth from all tobacco and nicotine products, through education, prevention and cessation.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) - The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.
National Alcoholic Beverage Control Association, Inc. (NABCA) - Headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, NABCA serves its members as an information clearinghouse and as liaison to federal, state and local governments, research and advocacy groups, and other organizations impacting alcohol policy.
National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) - The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is a trade association that represents the interests of the 3,300 licensed, independent beer distributors - with operations located in every state and congressional district across the United States - before government and the public.
National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA) - The purposes of the Association shall be to promote the enactment of the most effective and equitable types of state alcoholic beverage control laws; to devise and promote the use of methods which provide the best enforcement of the particular alcoholic beverage control laws in each state; to work for the adoption of uniform laws insofar as they may be practicable; to promote harmony with the federal government in its administration of the Federal Alcohol Administration Act; and to strive for harmony in the administration of the alcoholic beverage control laws among the several states.
National Crime Prevention Council - The National Crime Prevention Council’s mission is to be the nation's leader in helping people keep themselves, their families, and their communities safe from crime. To achieve this, NCPC produces tools that communities can use to learn crime prevention strategies, engage community members, and coordinate with local agencies.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administrators (NHTSA) - NHTSA was established by the Highway Safety Act of 1970 and is dedicated to achieving the highest standards of excellence in motor vehicle and highway safety. It works daily to help prevent crashes and their attendant costs, both human and financial.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) - The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being. It is the largest funder of alcohol research in the world.
National Liquor Law Enforcement Association (NLLEA) - The National Liquor Law Enforcement Association (NLLEA) is a non-profit association of law enforcement personnel dedicated to the enforcement of liquor laws and regulations. The NLLEA has a membership structure that is open to all levels of persons involved in enforcing liquor laws in the United States and Canada.
Office of Highway Safety - The Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is committed to developing and implementing a comprehensive strategy aimed at saving lives and preventing injuries on our highways.
Responsible Retailing Forum - The RR Forum brings together public and private stakeholders-regulatory and enforcement agencies; attorneys general; public health agencies and advocates; retailers and their associations; distributors and producers; and researchers.
SAMSHA Synar Page - SAMHSA oversees implementation of the Synar Amendment, which requires States to have laws in place prohibiting the sale and distribution of tobacco products to persons under 18 and to enforce those laws effectively. Across the Nation, states have made great strides in reducing retailer violations of the law as required by the Synar Amendment.
State of Delaware Synar Report - The Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health is responsible for administering Delaware's publicly supported adult (18+) treatment services for mental illness, alcoholism and drug abuse. These services are provided by state agencies, as well as private agencies under contractual arrangements.
Strategies to Reduce or Prevent Drunk Driving - There are strategies to reduce or prevent drunk driving that are effective in keeping your friends and family safe, from ruining lives and out of legal trouble. There are strategies The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration agrees are effective it the reduction and prevention of driving while intoxicated.
The Guide to Rebuilding Bridges with Your Loved Ones After Battling Addiction - In a given year, there are 23.5 million people aged 12 and over who need treatment for drug or alcohol abuse problems, according to data from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. That’s a reported 9.3% of people in that age range.
Tobacco Free Kids - The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leading force in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world. Our vision: A future free of the death and disease caused by tobacco. We work to save lives by advocating for public policies that prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke.
Understanding Addiction - People experiment with drugs for many different reasons. Many first try drugs out of curiosity, to have a good time, because friends are doing it, or in an effort to improve athletic performance or ease another problem, such as stress, anxiety, or depression.
We Card Program - The We Card Program, Inc. is a national non-profit organization serving the nation's retailers of tobacco and other age-restricted products. Individual retail establishments as well as large retail chains utilize We Card's educational and training services to comply with federal and state laws while working to prevent underage tobacco and age-restricted product sales.
What to Do if Your Teen or Young Adult has a Problem with Drugs - Addiction can happen at any age, but it usually starts when a person is young. If your teen continues to use drugs despite harmful consequences, he or she may be addicted.