Drug and Alcohol Resources
Easy-to-Read Whitman/Pyle Drug and Alcohol Forum Q & A
If you missed the November 2014 or April 2014 forums, you will find all the Q & A information in the links below.
(PLEASE NOTE: some laws may have changed in the time since these events.)
Examining Your Own Drinking; Understanding Serving Sizes, Alcohol Content, etc.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Information for Parents and Teens
If you or your child is concerned about a Whitman student, you may submit an anonymous form to the School Assistance Program: Whitman Student Assistance Program (SAP)
Detecting Drugs and Alcohol
Think a certain odor or a bag of "leaves" is sure to signal you if your teen is using marijuana? Think again. Think marijuana can't cause hallucinations, panic attacks or violent behavior? Think again. Read about a trend among local teens -- using e-cigarettes and "vaping" concentrated forms of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana.
More on detecting drugs and alcohol:
Tips for Safe Parties and Celebrations