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Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco

During spring 2008, the Ohio Department of Health conducted the fifth Ohio Youth Tobacco Survey (OYTS). Read this document to see the results of this survey taken among children grades six through twelve.
AlcoholScreening.org is a free service of Join Together, a project of The Partnership at DrugFree.org and Boston University School of Public Health.
The Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board of Lorain County is a special purpose governmental agency charged with planning, evaluating, coordinating, funding and contracting for the delivery of publicly-financed alcohol and other drug addiction education,prevention and treatment services for the benefit of Lorain County residents.
Take the Stop Smoking Quiz - What kind of smoker are you? Answer the following questions about your smoking habits. Then click the "Score Quiz" button for a profile of your nicotine dependence and some ideas about how to tame your cravings as you become a non-smoker.
This website provides medication safety and prescription drug abuse prevention resources for schools, colleges, and communities. Links are provided to various external resources, as well as materials developed at The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy.
This tobacco cessation factsheet has information regarding Over the Counter and Perscription Medications, Quitlines and Counseling and Group Support options that can assist you in choosing a method or multiple methods to best support you in quitting.
Lorain County resources on alcohol and drug abuse services.
This document from the Tobacco Policy Center at Capital University Law School is an example of what a 100% Tobacco-Free School Policy would look like.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), created this Web site to educate adolescents ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse. NIDA enlisted the help of teens in developing the site to ensure that the content addresses appropriate questions and timely concern
NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
Welcome to the consolidation website for the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services and the Ohio Department of Mental Health. Here you will find the latest information pertaining to the agency merger as well as links to ask questions and give feedback. It is our goal to be as transparent and inclusive as possible in this process. Thank you for your interest as we work to move Ohio forward.
This flyer advertises the ongoing availability of nasal naxalone kits at the Lorain County General Health District.
SOLACE Lorain County is a chapter of a statewide group, seeking to the substance abuse crisis-specifically, prescription drug/opiate abuse.
Read this resource to learn what second hand smoke is and general information about it.
Use the American Cancer Society's smoking cost calculator to see how much cigarettes cost you and how much money you could save by quitting.
A new effort is underway across Ohio to prevent drug abuse among Ohio’s most vulnerable citizens – our children. Governor John R. Kasich and First Lady Karen W. Kasich have launched Start Talking! to give parents, guardians, educators and community leaders the tools to start the conversation with Ohio’s youth about the importance of living healthy, drug-free lives.
The LCADA Way works to transform individual lives, families and communities suffering from alcohol abuse, substance abuse and behavioral health issues.
This tobacco prevention factsheet has information for parents and children about the health consequences of tobacco use.
This tobacco prevention factsheet has information and talking points for parents to guide a conversation with children about the reasons not to start using tobacco products.
This American Cancer Society website descibes the health benefits over time that smokers will experience after they quit. This page is part of the Guide to Quitting Smoking.