Board Policy 823 on the administration of Naloxone
Best Practice


parent resources, teen videos, research based programs


National Institute on Drug Abuse

research articles and information on the neuroscience of addiction, parent resources, research based programs


Office of National Drug Control

summary of literature reviews and federal guidance outlining specific steps to take in developing prevention programs

Website References for

Popular Culture, Kids and Drugs

- provided by Officer Tom Haney, Lower Salford Police Department


Learn the ‘lingo’ at:

Drug sites and sites the kids are viewing:

Additional Resources

"Standing in the Storm" 

National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence

American Lung Association

Quit Smoking Community

Local Resources for Assistance with Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • AIDS - 800-342-AIDS

  • Al-Anon/Alateen: 610-323-3450

  • Anorexia/Bulimia: 215-221-1864

  • Center for Loss and Bereavement

  • Child Abuse Hotline: 800-932-0313

  • Child Abuse (Mont. Co.): 610-278-5800

  • Creative Health (Pottstown): 610-326-9250

  • Family Services (Pottstown): 610-326-1610

  • Introspect (Eating Disorders): 215-997-3600

  • Narcotics Anonymous of Reading: 610-374-5944

  • National Institute of Drug Abuse: 800-662-HELP

  • National Runaway Switchboard: 800-621-5000

  • Runaway Hotline: 800-231-6946

  • Planned Parenthood of Pottstown: 610-326-8080

  • Pregnancy Counseling: 800-982-4310

  • Renfrew Center Foundation: 800-REN-FREW

  • Suicide Emergency Services: 610-279-6100

  • Victim Services Rape: 610-277-5200


Local Parent Support Group

Caron - Parent support groups
SobrietyOnline -   Search for local AA and Alateen meetings by town
NAR-ANON- Relatives and friends who are concerned about the addiction or drug problem of a loved one. Locate a 12 Step NAR-ANON meeting in our area.