Drug and Alcohol Prevention

Children’s Behavioral Health Bureau – Arlington County DHS
Services for children, teens and their families to prevent mental health and substance abuse problems from developing or becoming more serious. 703-228-1550

Healthy Communities Action Team – A coalition made up of citizens and local organizations who want to fight and prevent childhood obesity by addressing access to healthy food and providing early education/childcare wellness efforts. 703-228-1668

Second Chance – Collaborative community effort to provide an educational program for Arlington middle and high school students to help them avoid using drugs and alcohol.

Teen Network Board (TNB) – youth-led organization of students that focus on issues that are important to them, including drug and alcohol prevention, volunteering in the community and communications.

How to Help a Friend you think is in trouble, and use the SAMHSA Locator for help

Resources including pill identifier and Arlington Addiction Recovery Initiative (AARI)

Power of You(th) – from MADD