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Download and share the school and educator resources to highlight the ways teachers, administrators, and other school professionals can play a role in preventing underage drinking and other substance use.

Teachers, administrators, student assistance professionals, and other school staff members work hard every day to prepare students for future success. Use of alcohol and other drugs, such as marijuana or opioids, can seriously undermine a child’s academic success and life goals.

Learn more about the role of student assistance professionals and the ways educators can share prevention messages with their students’ parents and caregivers:

Student Assistance Program (SAP) Webinar Series

From November 2021 - March 2022, SAMHSA's “Talk. They Hear You.” campaign hosted a five-part, monthly webinar series focused on SAPs. This series built on the campaign’s “Student Assistance – A Guide for School Administrators” and related resources for student assistance professionals and programs. It also provided a platform for leading student assistant professionals and educators (PDF | 360 KB) to highlight select SAP elements and showcase states that are doing exceptional work in this area.

Watch all five webinars and download each corresponding PowerPoint (PPT) presentation:

WEBINAR #1: Student Assistance Programs (SAP) (November 10, 2021)

WEBINAR #2: Standing up SAP Services (December 9, 2021)

WEBINAR #3: Assessing Needs and Building Capacity (January 26, 2022)

WEBINAR #4: Planning and Implementation (February 23, 2022)

WEBINAR #5: Program Evaluation and Improvement (March 30, 2022)

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Student Assistance Resources

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You are Not Alone (Educators)

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Get the Full Picture (Educators)

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Get the Full Picture (Parents and Caregivers)

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Last Updated: 05/04/2022