Substance Abuse Resources



What you need to know and how to talk to your kids about Vaping

Drug Facts-E-cigarettes    Drug Facts-Cigarrillos Electronicos

 Respiratory Effects of Marijuana

 Marijuana’s Lasting Effects on the Brain

Spice: ‘If You Use It, You’re Experimenting on Yourself



Arlington Partnership for Children Youth and Families – “Raising Safe & Healthy Teens, Making The Connections”


1.Listen Now! – September 19, 2017 at 11:15 am. Episode 6 of the What’s Up, APS? In this episode, we talk to substance abuse counselors Jenny Sexton and Maria Ceballos about the role of substance abuse counselors; what to look for if you suspect your child is using an illegal substance; intervention and education.


2018 Snapshots Video Highlighting Substance Abuse Counselors

Stash Kits and Vaping/Juuling

CBS Interview with Dr. Mila Vascones-Gatski on Juuling


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration –

1-800-662-HELP (4357) Treatment locator –

National Institute of Mental Health –

National Institute on Drug Abuse –

Opioid Awareness, Arlington County, Virginia –

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America –

The Partnership at Drug –

Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families –

Arlington-teens –

Get the Facts about Drugs –

Get Smart about Drugs –

Is your teen hiding drugs right under your nose? –

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