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Education Resources

THE County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services office makes a variety of educational material available to the public. Printed materials are available by calling 454-5003. Any agency or organization needing large quantities of printed materials (more than 10) should contact one of the following organizations:

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National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information provides books, reports, pamphlets, newsletters, posters, videos, etc. in both English and Spanish. Nearly all items are available free of charge and can either be ordered online or through the Publications Catalog which is also free of charge.

California Department of Health Care Services

County Video Library

Video Library — The video library contains approximately 90 videos and is being upgraded on a monthly basis. Videos can be signed out for various periods of time depending on the need. Please review the list provided and contact the Prevention Coordinator at 454-5003 to arrange a time to check out a video.

Substance Abuse Links

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Library — ADAI's mission has been to conduct and support research and disseminate research findings in substance abuse. Lot's of good stuff here!

Royal College of Psychiatrists
List of addictive substances with short descriptions designed for parents and teachers.

California Highway Patrol
A collection of photographs showing common drug paraphernalia.

DUI Foundation—New York
It is our goal to help people realize the life-altering effects of drinking and driving.

National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Santa Cruz Meth Project

Yahoo News: Substance Use and Abuse

Web of Addictions

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Referral resource information on this website is provided as a courtesy to the public and does not imply endorsement of the providers or services by the County or the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission. Full Disclaimer...

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