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Safe and Drug Free Schools Resources
2009-2010 Safety Plan

Appendix D.
Resources

Organizations

Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
FB-6
Washington, DC 20202-6123
Telephone:   202-260-3945
Fax:  202-260-7767
Web:    www.ed.gov/offices/OESE/SDFS

The Safe and Drug-Free School program staff provides additional information about the administration of SDFSCA programs, as well as implementation of the Gun-Free Schools Act, the Unsafe School Choice Option, and Pro-Children Act provisions.
 

Family Policy Compliance Office
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, S. W.
Washington, DC 20202-4605
Web: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OM/fpco/index.html

The Family Policy Compliance Office provides information concerning the Family Education Rights and privacy Act (FERPA) and the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA).  Questions concerning administration of student surveys and confidentiality of education records should be addressed to this office.


Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services (OSERS)
Office of Special Education programs (OSEP)
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave., S. W.
Washington, DC 20202
Telephone: (202)205-5507
Web: http://www.ed.gove/offices/OSERS/OSEP/index.html

The Special Education Programs staff provides information about requirements governing disciplining of students covered by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and how the requirements of the Gun-Free Schools Act can be applied to students covered by IDEA.

Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
Customer Service Team
Mary E. Switzer Building
330 C Street, SW
Washington, D. C. 20202
Telephone: 1-800-421-3481
Fax: 202-205-9862
Email: OCR@ed.gov
Web: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OCR/

OCR enforces five Federal statutes that prohibit discrimination in education programs and activities that receive Federal financial assistance.  These laws prohibit discrimination on the bases of race, color and national origin, on the basis of sex, on the basis of disability, and on the basis of age.  OCR also has been given responsibility for enforcing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
 

National Resource Center for Safe Schools
101 SW Main, suite 500, Portland, OR 97204
Telephone: 1-800-268-2275 or (503) 275-0131
Fax:  (503) 275-0444
Web: www.safetyzone.org

The National Resources Center for Safe Schools provides training and technical assistance on a variety of issues related to school safety.  The Center is supported jointly by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
National Institutes of Health
Department of Health and Human Services
6000 Executive Boulevard- Willco building
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7003
Web:  http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/

NIAAA is one of 19 institutes that comprise the National Institutes of Health.  It supports and conducts research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems.

National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institutes of Health
Department of Health and Human Services
6001 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-9561
Ph: (301) 443-01124
Web: http://www.nida.nih.gov

Another of the National Institutes of health's 19 institutes, NIDA supports and conducts research across a broad range of disciplines that improve drug abuse and addiction treatment, prevention, and policy.

Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
Correspondence can be sent to:
Drug Policy Information Clearinghouse
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Phone: 1-800-666-3332
Fax:  301-519-5212
Email: ondcp@ncjrs.org
Web: http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.org

ONDCP establishes policies, priorities and objectives for the nation's drug control programs.  The Director of ONDCP produces the National Drug Control Strategy, which is designed to help achieve ONDCP's goals for reducing illicit drug use,  manufacturing and trafficking, drug-related crime and violence, and drug-related health consequences.  The Strategy directs the National's anti-drug efforts and establishes a program, a budget, and guidelines for cooperation among Federal, state and local entities.

Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Department of Health and Human Services
Web:  http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dash

DASH seeks to prevent the most serious health risks among children, adolescents, and young adults by identifying and monitoring high risk behaviors; comprehensive adolescent and school health programs; and providing technical assistance to State and local educational agencies evaluate their school health policies, teacher training and curricula.

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration
Phone: (301) 443-0465
Web:  http://www.prevention.samhsa.gov

CSAP is responsible for improving the quality and accessibility of substance abuse prevention services.  The Center provides national leadership in programs, policies, and services to prevent the onset of illegal drug use underage alcohol and tobacco use, and to reduce the negative consequences of using substances.

Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Department of Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 42490
Washington, DC 20015
Phone: (800) 789-7647
Web:  http://www.mentalhealth.org

CMHS is charged with leading the national system that delivers mental health services.  In that role, CMHS leads federal efforts to treat mental illness by promoting mental health and preventing development or worsening of mental illness.  CMHS pursues its mission by helping States improve the quality and range of their treatment, rehabilitation, and support services for people with mental illnesses, their families and communities.


Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Office of Justice Programs
Department of Justice
810 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
Phone: (202) 307-5911
Web:  http://www.ojjdp.ncjrs.org

OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.  OJJDP support States and local communities in their efforts to develop and implement coordinated prevention and intervention, and to improve the juvenile justice system so that it protects the public safety, holds offenders accountable, and provides treatment and rehabilitative services to juveniles and their families.