Sunny’s Story

Sunny's Story

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Sunny's Story, written by Ginger Katz is a drug prevention book for all ages. It is a compelling story for children, teenagers, parents, grandparents, teachers and more. Sunny’s Story tells of joyful times and sad times, and of how a dog’s best friend was needlessly lost to drug abuse.

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It is narrated through the eyes, ears and mind of Sunny, the family beagle. The story tells the ups and downs of life with his young master Ian, beginning with their meeting at an animal shelter, and ending with a futile effort to ward off disaster

Sunny's Story is read at many dinner tables across the country, in schools, libraries, as part of Courage to Speak® Drug Prevention Curricula for elementary, middle and high school students as well as a standalone book for children of all ages, parents, grandparents, teachers and professionals in the field of treatment and prevention.

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National/International Drug Prevention and Abuse Organizations

NIDA: National Institute on Drug Abuse: www.nida.nih.gov

SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: https://www.samhsa.gov/

The Courage to Speak® Foundation, Inc.: http://www.couragetospeak.org/

Policy Information: www.ibhinc.org

Drug Free America Foundation: www.dfaf.org

Resources for Students and Teachers: backtoschool.drugabuse.gov

Center for Disease Control: www.CDC.gov

National Institute on Drug Abuse: www.drugabuse.gov

Columbia University’s Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse: www.casacolumbia.org

National Inhalant Prevention Coalition: www.inhalants.org

Monitoring the Future: www.monitoringthefuture.org

Al-Anon/Alateen: www.al-anon.alateen.org

Alcoholics Anonymous: www.aa.org

Wellness, Recovery & Self-Discovery

Naranon, Support Group: http://www.naranonctma.org/

Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services: https://www.ct.gov/dmhas/site/default.asp

Where to Help with Addiction

DHMAS: https://www.ct.gov/dmhas/site/default.asp

DMHAS Opioid Support Access Line 1(800)563-4086

Connecticut Clearinghouse CT: www.ctclearinghouse.org

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