Prevention Resource Library

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Talk, They Hear You

  • They Hear You They Talk

    SAMHSA’s national substance use prevention campaign - "Talk. They Hear You." - helps parents and caregivers start talking with their children early about the dangers of alcohol and other drugs uses.

Family Field Guide

  • Family Field Guide

    Every child is different and there are no easy answers when it comes to parenting. That is why the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services has partnered with the Oklahoma State Department of Health to bring comprehensive resources to parents and guardians with the Family Field Guide. Visit the Family Field Guide website to watch educational videos, find local community support, receive free consultations, and much more.

988 Mental Health Lifeline

  • 988

    The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) offers 24/7 call, text and chat access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing suicidal, substance use, and/or mental health crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress. People can also dial 988 if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support.

Ok, I'm Ready

  • Ok I'm Ready

    Substance Use Disorder is not a moral issue. It is a chronic, treatable disease that individuals can recover from and go on to live healthy lives. The facts are that there are safe, effective and lifesaving tools available to help people experiencing substance use. OK I’M READY is a resource to help.

Own Your Power

  • Own Your PowerThe stress of school, the anxiety caused by life and everything going on in the world is a lot for anyone to deal with. For a lot of people, getting high or vaping is a way to relax. But it's time to try something new. Own Your Power is a program of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse which aims to empower teens to own their power to live a life without vaping and marijuana by giving them the tools they need to manage their mental health.

Care Solace

  • Care Solace connects students, school staff, and families to care. At no cost to you, Care Solace will quickly and confidentially find available mental health and substance-use providers matched to your needs.

    Find the right help at the right time.  Click here.



Pax Tools App for Parents

  • Pax ToolsThe PAX Tools App helps caregivers implement PAX Good Behavior Game strategies at home. The App contains features that describe and operationalize 9 strategies that can assist parents in addressing problematic behaviors. The APP is free to download and customizable to the age and needs of the child. 


Vaping Prevention 101

  • Vaping PreventionBrush up on your knowledge with this series of short lessons on vaping and prevention! Each lesson consists of a 5-10 minute video followed by a brief quiz. Topics include: effects of nicotine on the adolescent brain, public health implications of youth ENDS use and why vaping/e-cigarette use appeals to youth.

Vaping Prevention Resource Guide for Parents