We know that talking about drugs and alcohol with your young adult can be tough. Here, we’ve listed some Web sites and organizations that offer tips on how to effectively discuss the topic with your child.

If you have other questions, please contact us so that we may assist you.

Resources include:

Ball State University Health Education

Ball State Health Education is a component of the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services. The professional staff is committed to the advancement and support of positive health behaviors of students during their university experience. This site contains information on many health related issues, including drug and alcohol use.

College Parents of America

College Parents of America (CPA) is the only national membership association dedicated to helping parent members prepare for and put their children through college more easily, economically and safely. CPA's members are located in each of the nation's 50 states as well as abroad and include parents, colleges and universities, educational and related organizations.

The Century Council

The Century Council is a national not-for-profit organization working to fight drunk driving and underage drinking. The council develops and implements innovative educational public awareness and legislative programs with other national private and public organizations.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides a National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information.

The Higher Education Center

The Higher Education Center's purpose is to help college and community leaders develop, implement, and evaluate programs and policies to reduce student problems related to alcohol and other drug use and interpersonal violence. The center favors a comprehensive approach to prevention.