Statewide and National Resources

Looking for more information about underage drinking and the tools you need to succeed? Please find our suggested links below for statewide and national resources.

ALU LIKE, Inc. – To kokua Hawaiian Natives who are committed to achieving their potential for themselves, their families and communities. Providing clients with the tools they need to achieve and maintain success.

Child & Family Service – Their mission is to strengthen families and foster the healthy development of children using core values of humility, ownership, perseverance, and engagement; they work with families to help them achieve their dreams that include financial independence, planning for a thriving future, and caring for all generations in their ohana.

Hawaii CARES –  A free mental health and substance use call center with 24/7 representatives who support adults and adolescents through crisis, treatment and recovery.

Hawaii Public Health Institute (HIPHI) – HIPHI sees itself as providing the bridge between the community and partners from government and health care. This involves decisions related to public health policy, programs, and investments on topics of public health and tobacco, food and agriculture, transportation and public safety, oral health, healthy eating and active living, drug and alcohol prevention, COVID-19 response efforts, and workforce development.

Hawaii State Department of the Attorney General, Crime Prevention and Justice Assistance Division, Community and Crime Prevention Branch – Responsible for the planning and implementation of informational and educational presentations and activities focused on the safety and well-being of the community. The branch partners with federal, state, and county government agencies; service provider organizations; community coalitions; businesses; and individuals concerned about the safety and well-being of their neighborhoods.

Hawai State Department of Health, Alcohol & Drug Abuse DivisionThe Alcohol & Drug Abuse Division (ADAD) is the primary and often sole source of public funds for substance abuse treatment. ADAD’s treatment efforts are designed to promote a statewide, culturally appropriate, comprehensive system of services to meet the treatment and recovery needs of individuals and families. As a requirement, treatment services prioritize admission for pregnant women and injection drug users.

Hawaii State Department of Transportation, Highway Safety Section – Mission is to save lives and reduce injuries on Hawaii’s roadways.

Hawaii State Department of Transportation, Hawaii Strategic Highway Safety PlanThe Hawaii Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) is a collaborative effort by a multi-disciplinary group of safety partners from around the State.

Hina Mauka Teen CARE (Counseling, Awareness, Rehabilitation, Education) – Provides quality substance abuse services to adolescents. Teen CARE also provides prevention services to youth, their families, and their communities throughout Oahu and Kauai.

MADD Hawaii – The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support victims of these violent crimes, and prevent underage drinking. MADD launched the next phase of Power of Parents, a research-based program designed for parents of middle school students, to help parents have ongoing, intentional and potentially lifesaving conversations about alcohol with their kids.

Parents and Children Together (PACT) – Parents and Children Together (PACT) promotes meaningful and healthy relationships between parents and children while creating support systems that empower people who often have nowhere else to turn. Their community-based services have grown into a multi-faceted organization on Oahu, Kauai, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and the Island of Hawaii.

University of Hawaii Office of Public Health Studies – The Office of Public Health Studies (OPHS) is part of the Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health. OPHS offers specializations in epidemiology, health policy and management, Native Hawaiian and Indigenous health, and social and behavioral health sciences.

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) – Mission: to strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities globally. This is accomplished by providing technical assistance and training, public advocacy, media strategies and marketing programs, training and special events.

Centers for Dissease Control and Prevention (CDC) – The CDC is the nation’s leading science-based, data-driven, service organization that protects the public’s health. By putting science into action, they help children stay healthy so they can grow and learn; to help families, businesses, and communities fight disease and stay strong; and to protect the public’s health.

Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD) – ICCPUD works with state, territorial, and local governments and organizations to reduce and prevent underage drinking and its consequences.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – SAMHSA is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation and to improve the lives of individuals living with mental and substance use/misuse.