The WHEEL Council - Substance Abuse Prevention for Teens and Youth

WHEEL Council, Inc.

Wholistic Health, Education, and Empowerment for Life

Web Resources

The following is a list of links to websites that will assist storytellers and preventionists. We have provided many resources on the web including websites, newsgroups, and chat rooms.

WHEEL Council Sites:

PowerBook Sample: Excerpts from the Storytelling PowerBook, by Annabelle Nelson, the comprehensive, tested activity book for preventing substance abuse, addiction and resulting self-destructive behaviors.

Learning Wheel Sample: Excerpts from The Learning Wheel, by Annabelle Nelson, which describes the many ways of applying the Learning Wheel for a healthy life.

Interactive Learning Wheel: An interactive, online version of The Learning Wheel and the Wheel Intelligence Model. A new website that showcases the WHEEL Council’s founder and President, Annabelle Nelson.

Storytelling: This site is a good resource for storytellers.

Healing Story Alliance:  A special interest group of the National Storytelling Network. Their mission is to explore and promote the use of storytelling in healing.

National Storytelling Network:  They are dedicated to advancing the art of storytelling.


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):  The agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

Sober Living by the Sea:  Drug Treatment Center, Alcohol and Drug Rehab.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):  NREPP is a searchable database of interventions for the prevention and treatment of mental and substance use disorders. SAMHSA has developed this resource to help people, agencies, and organizations implement programs and practices in their communities. Click here for a write-up on the WHEEL Council.

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP): Their principal purpose is to establish policies, priorities, and objectives for the Nation’s drug control program. The goals of the program are to reduce illicit drug use, manufacturing, and trafficking, drug-related crime and violence, and drug-related health consequences.

HIV Prevention:

The Body: An AIDS and HIV information source. Their question and answer section provides good information.

The Coalition for Positive Sexuality:  Very blunt language but offers good information and posters.

Family Oriented Sites:

All Family Resources:  A Directory of sites having to do with family.  Strengthening child care one visitor at a time.

Family Friendly Sites:  Recognized and Respected on the Web

Help! We’ve Got Kids:  The Complete Children’s Resource Directory.

Surf Net Kids:  Website resources for the Classroom and Living Room.

Education Oriented Sites:

Lesson Planet: Quality Web Resources for Students & Teachers

Education Reporting:  Reporting, Inc. (ERI): provides important reports, trends and news regarding K – 12 education. This includes access to tools and resources that help educators, administrators, students, parents, and education related businesses improve the quality of global K – 12 education.

Education World:  The Educator’s Best Friend

Edvisors: The Education Directory for students of all ages.

Family IQ:  Offer e-learning courses developed by leading clinicians and therapists and used by many of the world’s leading therapy programs for families and youth.

Sites for Teachers:  Hundreds of educational websites ranked by popularity.

Student Loan Consolidator:  Helping College Graduates Consolidate their Student Loans.  The Ultimate Teacher’s Resource.

Wholistic Health Sites:

Access New Age:  All Things Esoteric and Spiritual.

AstroStar:  Love horoscopes, astrology and metaphysical articles, oracles and advice, books, soul mates info and lots more.

Body Mind Spirit Directory:  Listing of sites that are Holistic Health, Natural Healing , Spiritual , Environmental or Metaphysical in nature.  Re-visioning Enlightenment Theory and Practice for the 21st Century.

OmPlace:  Provides Conscious Living information through its 16 searchable databases, the Alternative NewsRoom, and numerous other features.

Non-Profit Sites:

Idealist:  Action Without Borders.

Job Hero:  Nonprofit Career Resource Guide

OrgSites:  Free websites, News Bars, and Directory for organizations and groups.

Taking IT Global:  Inspire Inform Involved.

Web Directories and Miscellaneous Sites:

Community ConneXion:  The Voice of the Emerging Global Culture.

Dino Search:  Internet Search Engine for Kids.


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