What We Do

Information

on best practices around parent-centered prevention.

Education

on a wide-range of topics including “The Role of Parent Involvement as a Best Practice in Preventing Substance Abuse”, “Risk and Protective Factors: Raising Resilient Kids”, “Churches, Parents and Prevention: A Winning Combination”, and specific related topics tailored to your needs.

Consultation

on how your agency, organization or institution can increase parent centered prevention in your community. Provided on-site as needed.

Technical Assistance

on specific issues such as community organization, parent engagement, funding and sustainability, and public policy advocacy.

Training

through our annual conference, regional workshops and training held in conjunction with our many partners such as the NC Centers for Prevention Resources, The NC Substance Abuse Prevention Providers Association, and APNC The NC Association of Addiction and Treatment Professionals.

Networking

opportunities through conferences, workshops, and online resources.

Advocacy

aimed at influencing public policy and resource allocation decisions at the local, state and national level.

Speakers

who are available to speak to groups of parents, coalitions, churches, PTO/PTA’s on a wide-range of topics related to substance abuse prevention that can be tailored to your specific need.

Upcoming Events

Oct
19
Thu
all-day Adverse Childhood Experiences (A...
Adverse Childhood Experiences (A...
Oct 19 – Oct 21 all-day
The objectives of this summit are to: Integrate knowledge and experience of interprofessional individuals and groups, via small group discussions, to generate at least one collaborative ACE practice that links health, education, law and mental[...]
Oct
23
Mon
all-day Red Ribbon Week
Red Ribbon Week
Oct 23 – Oct 31 all-day
Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention awareness event reaching millions of Americans during the last week of October every year. By wearing red ribbons and participating in community drug prevention[...]
6:30 pm Bereaved Parents Grief Support G... @ West Nash United Methodist Church
Bereaved Parents Grief Support G... @ West Nash United Methodist Church
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
WHO: Parents who have lost a child unexpectedly to substance use, health issues, etc.***This group has expanded to include grandparent and siblings, so it is now for anyone who has lost a child, grandchild or[...]
Oct
24
Tue
6:30 pm Free Event- Help and Hope in Ire... @ Statesville Civic Center
Free Event- Help and Hope in Ire... @ Statesville Civic Center
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  Help and Hope Community Forum Flyer Guest Speakers Dr. Bobby Kearney – Medical Director of Addiction Recovery Medical Services and Board Certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine will be speaking about the[...]
7:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn to Cope WHO: Parents, family members, spouses and caregivers with a loved one who is struggling with addiction to opiates, alcohol, or other drugs. DATE: Tuesdays TIME: 7 – 8:30 pm WHERE: Franklin, NC[...]
Oct
25
Wed
3:30 pm Free Training-Dating Relationshi...
Free Training-Dating Relationshi...
Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
#YouthCulture:  Adolescent Brain Development & Addiction addresses how to recognize warning signs of unhealthy dating relationships and potential dating violence. In addition participants will learn current sexting statistics and trends as well as North Carolina laws.[...]
Oct
28
Sat
all-day National Prescription Drug Take...
National Prescription Drug Take...
Oct 28 all-day
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications. Click[...]
all-day National Prescription Drug Take ...
National Prescription Drug Take ...
Oct 28 all-day
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications. Click[...]