Youth Resources

SAPE links diverse community organizations and individuals to provide a more focused approach to substance abuse education and prevention for youth, families and community. This includes parents of our community’s children who want to be an active part in building their child’s drug free future.

How Can I Get Help?

If you are a teenager struggling with substance abuse, it is important to know helpful resources of where you can get help. We recommend the following sources:

How Can I Help a Friend?

You may have a friend right now who you suspect is struggling with substance abuse. If you are looking to help them, or learn more about the initial signs, the following resources may be helpful to you:

What Are Fun Alternatives?

You don’t need drugs and alcohol to have fun with your friends. There are so many safe and exciting alternatives that you can enjoy.


Looking for ideas? Here are some fun alternatives:

  • Pima County Parks and Recreation – Bud Walker Park
  • Cabeza Prieta Wildlife Refuge
  • Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
  • Salazar-Ajo Public Library
  • International Sonoran Desert Alliance
  • 101 Ways To Pass The Time
  • TED Talks for Teens

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