What do we do?
We focus on seven evidence-based prevention strategies. These include:
Provide Information: ex. Presentations in the community, brochures, media campaigns
Enhance Skills: ex. Workshops, seminars, parenting classes, model programs in schools
Provide Support: ex. Opportunities for safe activities, mentoring, referrals, youth clubs
Enhance access and reduce barriers: ex. Increase access to treatment, childcare, housing
Change consequences: ex. Increasing public recognition for deserved behavior; citations
Change physical design: ex. Change environment to reduce risk/enhance protection
Modify/change policies: Formal change in written procedures, by laws, practices.
Check out our programs tab for resources and to learn more about our specific initiatives.