Prevention & Education Resources
There are many resources available to help you learn about the issues that affect the health and well-being of children, adults, families and entire communities. If you don’t see the information that you are looking for on this page, please contact Adapt’s Prevention & Education Program at email@example.com.
How can I find reliable prevention and education resources online?
Finding Reliable Information Online (Español)
Evidence Based Programs & Practices
The Community Guide
Substance Abuse Prevention
Drugs of Abuse
The National Institute on Drug Abuse provides facts about the most commonly abused drugs
Just Think Twice
Teen-focused drug education from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency
Drug facts from National Institute on Drug Abuse
Opioid Overdose Prevention & Education
Information from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention about opioids and overdose prevention
Information and resources about opioid addiction, overdose prevention and treatment from the U.S. Surgeon General
Pregnancy & Substance Use
Information on the effects of using alcohol and other drugs during pregnancy from the National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Suicide Prevention LifeLine (Español)
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, as well as prevention and crisis resources, 1-800-273-8255
Working to Prevent Deaths from Suicide
Suicide prevention, treatment and education resources from the Oregon Health Authority
Problem Gambling Prevention
Oregon Problem Gambling Services
Resources and information about problem gambling and free treatment options in Oregon
Problem Gambling Resources for Providers and Prevention Specialists
Resources and information on problem gambling for prevention specialists and treatment providers
Oregon Health Authority’s ‘Impacts of Problem Gambling’
- Criminal Behavior
- The Economy
- Mental Health
- Physical Health
- Substance Use
- Economically Disadvantaged
- Minority and Marginalized Populations
- Older Adults
- People With Disabilities
- Trauma Survivors
Violence Prevention & Education
Protect Our Children Douglas County
We all have a role to play in preventing child sexual abuse and ensuring that our children have the foundation to become healthy adults.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Organization working to increase understanding of the impact of domestic violence, and providing programs and education that drive that change
Prevent Child Abuse America
Information and resources to prevent all types of abuse and neglect
A statewide collaborative addressing the impact of adverse experiences on children, adults and families
A local prevention coalition dedicated to reducing child abuse and neglect
Violence prevention news, training, tools, and research, as well as information about providing safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments
Adapt-North Bend provides individual and group tobacco cessation counseling for Advanced Health plan members. My Path to a Smokefree Future is based on research from the experts at Mayo Clinic. Appointment upon request. Call 541-751-0357 for more information.
Become an EX
The EX Plan can show you a whole new way to think about quitting. It’s based on personal experiences from ex-smokers as well as the latest scientific research from the experts at Mayo Clinic.
Community Cancer Center
Contact CCC Outreach Education for information about current classes or support groups, 541-672-0072
Freedom from Smoking
Freedom From Smoking® is a program specifically designed for adults who want to quit smoking.
Oregon Tobacco Quitline
This free program offers phone and online quit help. You can receive free nicotine substitutes (patches or gum) if they’re part of your personalized quit plan. Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669). Spanish Quit Line 1-855-335356-92 or quitnow.net/oregonsp
Different people need different resources as they try to quit smoking cigarettes. This service of the National Cancer Institute offers information and assistance to support both your immediate and long-term needs as you become, and remain, a non-smoker.
This site is designed and run by people at the National Cancer Institute to help teens take control of their health.
SmokefreeVET is a mobile text messaging service for military Veterans who receive their health care through VA. Visit Tricare to learn more about available tobacco cessation services.
This Is Quitting
A text-based resource to help people between the ages of 13 and 24 ease out of vaping. To enroll, text “VAPEFREEDC” to 88709.
Mentoring Services & Positive Youth Development
Botvin Life Skills Training
The Botvin Life Skills Training program is being delivered to schools throughout the Douglas County. Based on more than 35 years of peer reviewed scientific research, this substance abuse prevention program holds the distinction of being considered the top research-based substance abuse prevention program in the country.
Kids Health Growth & Development (Español)
Resources and information about kids of all ages provided by the Nemours Foundation, a pediatrician-led nonprofit organization devoted to improving the health of children
Healthy Children (Español)
Information from the American Academy of Pediatrics on the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults
Adolescent and School Health
Resources and information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the protective factors that help children and adolescents avoid behaviors that place them at risk for adverse health outcomes
The Search Institute
An organization that information and research on healthy development and developmental assets that support young people’s health, wellness and success