We Educate and Provide Middle Schoolers and their Parents with Tools for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention

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Empowering Youth & Parents

Our Mission is to prevent alcohol and drug abuse among adolescents through a science-based curriculum that empowers youth and their parents to make informed, healthy choices. 

 
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Our Approach

Gone are the days of the ineffective "just say no" philosophy. Our curriculum centers around the motto "delay, delay, delay." In all of our lessons we teach students about the reward center of the teen brain so they learn how substances can “hijack" this critical system and impact the brain's development. Because of our science-based approach, students walk away from our lessons with the understanding that the longer they delay using substances, the better it is for their bodies and brains. You can learn more about our approach by listening to NPR/KQED's investigative piece featuring our program below.

 

Our Lessons

Alcohol

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Nicotine &
E-Cigarettes

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Marijuana

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Stimulants

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Rx Drugs
& Opioids

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Media Literacy

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Stress
Busters

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Pressure &
Decisions

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The bay area has one of the highest rates of binge drinking among adults and 11th graders nationally And in the state of California.

- California Healthy Kids Survey
 

 
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Help us provide middle schoolers with the tools they need to take make informed decisions regarding drugs and alcohol