This is an option that is different then 12 steps. It is a science based resource for addiction and alcohol abuse, and even includes online meetings and more. http://www.smartrecovery.org/
Keeping kids safe is what it is all about. This site offers factual, research-based information to help parents and teachers make it less likely that youth will turn to alcohol and other drugs for recreation or solutions to their problems.
The statistics are startling:
• 15,000 children nationwide try drugs for the first time each day.
• 68 percent of young drug users can get marijuana in a day.
• 19 percent report having tried drugs by the eighth grade.
• 80 percent of high school students and 44 percent of middle-schoolers say they have seen drugs used and sold.
Drug slang is constantly changing and evolving. Some terms are universal, yet others solely exist among groups of friends. Whether you're a parent, teacher, law enforcement officer, or simplay a concerned friend - it's important to stay up to date on the latest drug related slang terms.
Nationwide, many communities are being overwhelmed by the dangerous problem of methamphetamine (meth). Please take the time to review this D.A.R.E. PARENT ALERT and discuss with your child how your family wants to respond to this serious problem.