The following websites offer valuable additional information on substance use and underage drinking:


Resources, information and tools specifically for Westchester parents


How to talk to your child about drugs and alcohol—
why, when, what to say, all the bases are covered


The definitive site for information on alcohol abuse and addiction and their effects on the body, and the science behind alcoholism and its treatment


Encouragement and information for parents trying to keep their teens drug-free, and support for families impacted by addiction


 Informative, interactive, comprehensive presentation for teens of the facts and issues relating to drug use and abuse


Information for young teens on underage drinking and resisting peer pressure


The facts and fiction of using drugs, presented from a teen perspective

For Teens


Kid to kid, learn the facts, consider the issues, get support for living alcohol- and drug-free


A highly interactive site offering information on underage drinking with separate tabs for “teens” and “youth”
Assistance in/near Larchmont-Mamaroneck The Community Counseling Center (offers counseling and therapy, consultation and referral, crisis intervention and substance abuse counseling/prevention programs for adolescents and adults ages 11 and up) (914) 698-7549

The Guidance Center of Westchester (provides outpatient psychiatric services, vocational training, and a wide range of mental health support and substance abuse services)70 Grand StreetNew Rochelle, NY 10801(914) 636-4440


256 Washington Street

Mount Vernon, NY 10553

(914) 613-0700


Helene Fremder

Social Worker/Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Mamaroneck High School

1000 W. Boston Post Road

Mamaroneck, NY 10538

(914) 220-3189