School-Based Prevention Services
Youth Prevention Universal (YPU) program targets the general population without consideration of individual differences in risk for substance use and misuse. The Too Good For Drugs curriculum is implemented for this grant.
Too Good For Drugs is a 10 session evidence based substance use prevention program for grades 1st -4th. It is designed to mitigate the risk factors linked to problem behaviors and build protection within the child to resist problem behaviors. For more information about the Too Good For Drugs curriculum visit: www.toogoodprograms.org
Youth Prevention Selective (YPS) programs target a group within the general population that is high risk. The curricula implemented for this grant are All Stars and Towards No Drugs (TND). These are provided at no cost.
All Stars is a 14-session evidence based substance abuse prevention program for grades 6-8 that focuses on the substances that youth are most likely to abuse. The program is designed to motivate youth to not use drugs while teaching skills and strategies needed to resist peer pressure. For more information about the All Stars curriculum visit: www.allstarsprevention.com
Project Towards No Drug Abuse: TND is a 12-session evidence based substance abuse prevention program for grades 9-12 designed to help high school youth resist substance use through motivational activities, social skills training and decision making components. The program is conducted using a variety of techniques like group discussion, games, role playing and videos. For more information about the Project Towards No Drug Abuse: TND curriculum visit: www.tnd.usc.edu
All curricula implemented by BVCASA are evidence-based and approved by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).