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

Jul
23
Mon
6:30 pm Bereaved Parents Grief Support G... @ West Nash United Methodist Church
Bereaved Parents Grief Support G... @ West Nash United Methodist Church
Jul 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[...]
Jul
24
Tue
7:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Jul 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[...]
Jul
31
Tue
7:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Jul 31 @ 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[...]
Aug
3
Fri
all-day NCFADS Summer School
NCFADS Summer School
Aug 3 all-day
The Schools are highly beneficial for addictions and substance use disorder professionals, as well as licensed professional counselors, social workers, school counselors/nurses/social workers, rehabilitation counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychotherapists, integrated care professionals, criminal justice/juvenile[...]
Aug
7
Tue
7:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Aug 7 @ 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[...]
Aug
9
Thu
12:00 pm Connections Family Support Progr... @ First United Methodist Church in the Bynum Building
Connections Family Support Progr... @ First United Methodist Church in the Bynum Building
Aug 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Richmond County Support Group. Connections Family Support Program hosts a monthly support group the second Thursday of each month. This is a time for those with children who have behavioral or emotional challenges to share[...]
Aug
14
Tue
7:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Aug 14 @ 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[...]
Aug
16
Thu
5:30 pm Grandparents Raising Grandchildr... @ Craven County Senior Center
Grandparents Raising Grandchildr... @ Craven County Senior Center
Aug 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Teens have their own support group Child care is provided Free Dinner is served (registration required for the dinner portion)
Aug
21
Tue
7:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Aug 21 @ 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[...]
Aug
27
Mon
6:30 pm Bereaved Parents Grief Support G... @ West Nash United Methodist Church
Bereaved Parents Grief Support G... @ West Nash United Methodist Church
Aug 27 @ 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[...]