General Resources

You Can (Marijuana Can’t) (Washington DOH).
You Can is a media education campaign for ages 12-17, to encourage teens to pursue their future dreams and immediate personal goals. You Can is designed to increase awareness about the health effects and consequences of cannabis and reduce cannabisuse by youth in Washington State. It’s presented by the Prevention and Education Program within the Division of Prevention and Community Health, WA Dept. of Health. Follow, share, and post on Instagram and Facebook.

Above the Influence (Office of National Drug Control Policy)
This site features all the ads and materials from the popular youth prevention campaign “Above the Influence.” Find drug facts, ways to “live above the influence,” and information on how to help friends struggling with drugs.

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The ADAI Clearinghouse  
The Clearinghouse has free online and print resources about cannabis and other substances, for individuals, families, schools, and communities. Search the Clearinghouse catalog and follow it on Facebook.

Resources for Students Doing School Projects

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MedLine Plus: Marijuana information (National Library of Medicine)
From the National Library of Medicine, overviews on what cannabis is and how it works, pictures and photos, and more. A great resource if you’re writing a school paper about health-related aspects of cannabis.

NIDA facts for teens

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Resources for TeensThese resources from NIDA are a great place to look if you have a class project or are writing a paper about cannabis. Also see their archived publication: Marijuana: Facts for Teens.

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Washington Recovery HelpLine

Washington Recovery Helpline: 1-866-789-1511, 24-hour, confidential help and referral.

Teen Link: 1-866-789-1511, confidential, anonymous, and non-judgmental help line answered by teens every day from 6-10 p.m.