An after-school prevention program focusing on 4th-grade students in all elementary schools in Floyd County. The main goal is to teach youth how to resist peer, social, and media pressures and build social emotional learning skills found to reduce early initiation and involvement in substance use.
A research and evidence-based primary prevention program designed to builds assets and teach skills through the use of puppets and stories that feature "real-life" situations experienced by a a group of children. The program is designed to promote developmental assets to deter the first use of alcohol and other drugs.
A research-validated substance abuse prevention program proven to reduce the risks of alcohol, tobacco, drug abuse, and violence by targeting the major social and psychological factors that promote the initiation of substance use and other risky behaviors.