Teen Tips and Links

A poison is anything that can cause sickness or death if it gets into or on your body.

24-hour Poison Control Center hotline: 1-800-222-1222

Learn more about poisons

Chemicals Around Your House

See if you can identify the poisons in this interactive tour of a house on the Environmental Protection Agency's Web site.

Medicines in My Home

Learn about the safe and effective use of over-the-counter medications in this interactive program from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

National Inhalant Prevention Coalition

Learn about the dangers of inhalant abuse.

NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse

Information and games from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Tox Town

An interactive National Library of Medicine website about toxic chemicals and environmental health risks you might encounter in everyday life.

The Young Teen’s Place for Info on Alcohol and Resisting Peer Pressure

Facts, lessons and quizzes from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

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