These organizations provide mental and/or substance use disorder education and support to youth, parents, and educators.

NACoA, Just 4 Kids

NACoA, Just 4 Kids works to eliminate the adverse impact of alcohol and drug use on children and families by working to raise public awareness and provide leadership in public policy at the national, state, and local levels.

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) – Student Affairs in Higher Education

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) promotes the discussion of issues around alcohol and other drugs on student campuses, including sharing both successful and problematic practices, and the organization/planning of activities and events at regional and national meetings. The Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Knowledge Community serves as a resource for both members of NASPA and other AOD groups.

National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (National DEC)

The National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (National DEC) nonprofit works to protect and serve children whose caregivers are involved in drug trafficking or substance misuse. It provides training, technical assistance, and resources for law enforcement, child welfare, medical personnel, and other practitioners to implement effective collaborative efforts to diminish child maltreatment and help families recovery. National DEC includes a network of state, tribal, and local DEC Alliances and provides regualr training webinars, and thousands of online resources.

Newport Academy

Newport Academy is dedicated to providing comprehensive, gender-specific, integrated treatment programs for adolescents in an environment of care and compassion. Supporting teens and their families to recover from the destructive effects of substance use disorders and related behavioral health issues, Newport Academy offers residential facilities and after-school programs in California and Connecticut.


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