Resources

LOCAL YOUTH RESOURCE DIRECTORY

STAUNTON, AUGUSTA, WAYNESBORO YOUTH RESOURCE INVENTORY

A listing of of local resources for youth in the Staunton, Augusta County, and Waynesboro area. Resource categories include:

After School and Childcare Programs Legal Services
Alcohol/Drug Treatment Mental and Behavioral Health
Arts and Music Mentoring
Court-Involved Youth Parenting Support
Crisis Intervention Pregnancy and Healthy Relationships
Driving Instruction Special Populations
Educational Programs Sports and Recreation
Emergency Assistance Summer Camps / Programs
Physical Health Volunteer Opportunities
Job Readiness Youth Training

 

 

 

DRUG ABUSE IN GENERAL


National Institute on Drug Abuse
Facts on a Specific Drug – Look it up here

 

 

METHAMPHETAMINES


The Meth Project

 

MARIJUANA


Marijuana 101
Smart Approaches to Marijuana
Talk to Your Kids about Marijuana (pdf)

How to Talk about Marijuana

 

 

PARENTS


Text your Teen (pdf)
Parent Talk Kit (pdf)
Parent Resources from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Talking To Kids About Alcohol: A guide for parents (pdf)
Make a Difference: Talk to your child about alcohol (pdf)
Sink or Swim. Learn risks. Learn how to recover

 

 

PRESCRIPTION DRUGS


Prescription Drugs 101
Mothers Against Prescription Drug Abuse
Lock Your Meds
Adolescent Painkiller Abuse a Big Problem for Small Towns, Rural Areas

 

 

HEROIN & OPIOIDS


Hardest Hit VA – Get the Facts
VaAware: Addiction, prevention, & recovery resources
REVIVE! Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education for Virginia

 

UNDERAGE DRINKING


Alcohol 101
Teen Drinking May Cause Irreversible Brain Damage
Talk About Alcohol
Let’s Be the Influence Brochure (pdf)
Local Alcohol Data (pdf)
Underage Drinking Facts (pdf)
Why do teens try alcohol?

 

RECOVERY


Find Help
Teen Recovery
Sink or Swim. Learn risks. Learn how to recover
VaAware: Addiction, prevention, & recovery resources
Medication-Assisted Treatment – Learn more about medication-assisted treatment – what it is, how it’s used, and how you can best support your child through treatment.
Watch this video on Naltrexone/Vivitrol a medication-assisted treatment

 

VAPING


Know the Real Cost of Vaping