Center for Health and Wellness Promotion

Drop Shadow

Resources

  • Kognito Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training
  • CHWP Favorite:  College Drinking Prevention
  • So, Who is That Guy or That Girl?
    • Each night he's on display somewhere, but makes his most frequent appearances on weekends.  He's a regular guy, but when he has too many drinks, it shows.  That Guy loses control and he may not remember it in the morning.  That Guy applies to anyone who, because of excessive drinking, behaves in a manner that others do not want to emulate or be around.  In fact, women can be That Guy too.  Check out the site to discover who That Guy is, utilize the interactive bar tab calculator, read interviews & jokes, watch videos, find out how to cut down on your drinking, how to find treatment, and check out the myspace page.
  • Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE)
    • Non-profit public health organization dedicated to improving health, safety, and well-being through the application of science for the public good.  
  • Bacchus Gamma
    • University and community based network focusing on comprehensive health and safety initiatives. It is the mission of this non-profit organization to actively promote student and young adult based, campus and community-wide leadership on healthy and safe lifestyle decisions concerning alcohol abuse, tobacco use, illegal drug use, unhealthy sexual practices and other high-risk behaviors.
  • Addiction Search
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
  • National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (SAMHSA)
    • One-stop resource for information about substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment. Both English- and Spanish-speaking information specialists who are skilled at recommending appropriate publications, posters, and videocassettes; conducting customized searches; providing grant and funding information; and referring people to appropriate organizations.
  • Project CORK
    • The CORK database is an interdisciplinary collection of selected journal articles, books, book chapters, and "grey" literature on alcoholism and substance abuse of interest to health care professionals and health educators. Basic and advanced search modes are available.
  • Alcohol Research Group
    • One of the oldest and largest alcohol and other drug (AOD) libraries in the United States.
  • Monitoring the Future
    • Conducted by the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, MTF is an ongoing study of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary school students, college students, and young adults, particularly in regard to alcohol and drugs. The data are based on annual surveys to high school and middle school students.
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
    • Information on various drugs, including prevention, treatment, research, and legislative initiatives.
  • Virtual Pamphlet Collection 
    • This website provides information and links to various topics such as substance use, depression, eating disorders, stress, time management, assertiveness, wellness, and grief.
  • EDC Campus Health & Safety
    • A resource to build safe and healthy campus and community environments.

Looking for Help?

  • Drug and Alcohol Resource Center
    • Nationwide Alcohol and Drug Addiction Rehab Information (online help and information available at no cost).  Call 1-800-784-6776 or click on the link below.
  • Betty Ford Center
    • Alcohol and other drug dependency treatment services, including programs of education and research to help women, men and families begin the process of recovery.  Call (800) 434-7365 or click on the link below.
  • Hazelden
    • Addiction treatment, publishing, education, research, and recovery support.

Smoking and Tobacco Cessation

Smoking Cessation Support Group

Thinking about quitting? Ready to quit? Is your boyfriend/girlfriend begging you to stop? Concerned about the testing on animals by the tobacco companies or deforestation from drying tobacco? It will never be easier than now with support and encouragement from other that are quitting and want to help you quit.

California Smokers Helpline

  • 1-800-NO BUTTS (800-662-8887) Provides free telephone based counseling
  • In-Person
    • For resources available within the San Diego community.
  • BecomeAnEx.org
    • The EX Plan is a free quit smoking program that helps you re-learn your life without cigarettes. Before you actually stop smoking, we'll show you how to deal with the very things that trip up so many people when they try to quit smoking. So you'll be more prepared to quit and stay quit.
  • Freedom from Smoking Online
    • A program to help you quit smoking.

Addiction Resources

  • Smart Recovery®
    • Free face-to-face and online mutual help groups. SMART Recovery® (Self-Management And Recovery Training) helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, drug abuse, substance abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities.
  • ED Referral
    • The most comprehensive and easiest to search database of anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorder treatment professionals in the world! The database is updated daily.
  • San Diego Center for Pathological Gambling
    • Comprehensive outpatient assessment and treatment.
  • Treatment 4 Addiction
    • Treatment4Addiction.com is a comprehensive information resource regarding addiction treatment and mental health. 
  • Free 24-hour Addiction Helpline
    • 1-800-559-9503