Marijuana & Other Substances

Below are resources and more information on retail marijuana and other substance use. For local and regional data, see the Regional Community Health Assessment.

This page also contains resources for general substance use and particularly for marijuana, alcohol and opioids, including:

  • General Information & Resources
  • Resources for Parents & Adults working with Youth
  • Resources for Youth

General Information & Resources: 


  • Resources on retail marijuana - CO state's comprehensive resource on retail marijuana including responsible use, legal questions, & health effects. Has resources for health care providers, educators, parents and users.  
  • Responsibility Grows Here - CO's state public awareness campaign for marijuana. Information for users, parents, pregnant women, and professionals.

Opioid, Prescription Drugs, and other Substances:

Parents & Adults Working with Youth:



  • "Talk, They Hear You" - SAMHSA's underage drinking prevention campaign with resources, videos and even an app.  

Finally, what do we mean when we say "Social Norming"?? See an example here .

For Youth: