Marin County has an abundance of resources through our local schools, public health organizations and online, but sometimes it's difficult knowing where to start. Scroll down to see a list of some reputable local organizations that provide information and support.
Alcohol Justice, the industry watchdog, promotes evidence-based public health policies and organizes campaigns with diverse communities and youth against the alcohol industry’s harmful practices.
Be the Influence (BTI) is a parent support program consisting of a network of parents dedicated to keeping teens safe and away from drugs for as long as possible. BTI provides access to a secure database of like-minded parents who pledge not to host teen parties with alcohol, marijuana and other drugs. BTI also provides bi-monthly newsletters with parenting tips and facts about different drugs.
Dr. Laura Kastner is a clinical psychologist who has conducted research, maintained a clinical practice and presented numerous workshops for parents.
Family Works is a local nonprofit dedicated to helping people of all ages meet life challenges by providing positive social-emotional support and psychotherapy. Family Works provides free and/or sliding scale direct mental health services to over 2,000 people of all income levels in 11 counties throughout the Bay Area.
Huckleberry’s mission is to educate, inspire, and support under served youth to develop healthy life choices, to maximize their potential, and to realize their dreams.
Al-Anon’s primary purpose is to help families and friends of alcoholics. Marin County Chapter website includes purpose, resources, meetings and more.
The Marin County Juvenile Drug Court Program is an intensive, Court-supervised counseling and treatment program for eligible minors who have law violations and substance abuse problems. It is designed to give youthful offenders an opportunity to take responsibility for their actions and change their lives.
NAMI Marin is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families living with mental illness, through advocacy, education and support.
The Friday Night Live Partnership is a statewide network of youth development groups that engage young people to prevent underage drinking. The Youth Leadership Institute Marin acts as the leader of the Marin County Friday Night Live chapter.
RxSafe Marin is a coalition of community members & experts collaborating
to tackle the local prescription drug misuse and abuse epidemic.
Alcoholics Anonymous website offers information and meetings for individuals who have a desire to stop drinking.
In order to improve the health, wellbeing, and educational outcomes of all students, the mission of the Tamalpais Union High School District Wellness Center is to enhance the delivery of comprehensive and coordinated health, mental health, substance abuse, reproductive health and other support services within the school environment.
“The Youth Leadership Institute builds communities where young people and their adult allies come together to create positive social change.”