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Prevention Programs are used in throughout the schools and community.

Prevention Programming


Click here to see our program guide for available curriculum, programs, and presentations.

Innovative Programs

Beginning Alcohol and Addictions Basic Education Studies (BABES) – a preschool through third grade prevention program aimed at drug and alcohol issues, self-image, decision-making and coping skills

Evidence-Based Curriculum

Too Good For Drugs (TGFD) – school-based prevention program designed to reduce the intention to use alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs in elementary, middle, and high school students.

Class Action Curriculum (CAC) – designed by Project Northland. Aims to delay the onset of alcohol use reduce use among youths who have already tried alcohol and limit the number of alcohol-related problems experienced by young drinkers. Students in grades 9-12 work in groups on case studies focusing on underage drinking-related behaviors

Tobacco Prevention Programs:

The following Tobacco Use Prevention Education is also used for Children in Preschool to Grade 12:

  • Why Animals Don’t Smoke
  • Why Athletes Don't Smoke
  • Too Good For Drugs
  • Tobacco Cessation for Teens
  • Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU)
  • Workplace Cessation
Other Prevention Programs:
  • Reality Tour
  • Drug Trends
  • Health Fairs
  • SummerFESTT (Families Enjoying Safe Times Together)
  • Workplace presentations



The Programs

There are three types of programs:

  1. Evidence-based – shown through research and evaluation to be effective in the prevention and/or delay of substance use/abuse
  2. Innovative – program/principal has been identified and recognized publicly, and has received awards, honors or mentions
  3. Generic – activities that do not fit into an evidence-based or innovative program – basic ATOD education and awareness


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