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

Nov
20
Tue
12:00 pm Free – The Effects of Substance ... @ Anson Co. Cooperative Extension Center
Free – The Effects of Substance ... @ Anson Co. Cooperative Extension Center
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
November 20: The Effects of Substance Misuse in Families Workshop will be held at the Anson Co. Cooperative Extension Center located at 501 McLaurin St. in Wadesboro from 12 noon-1:30 pm. Melinda McDonald and Emily Nicholson from[...]
6:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 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[...]
Nov
26
Mon
6:30 pm Bereaved Parents Grief Support G... @ West Nash United Methodist Church
Bereaved Parents Grief Support G... @ West Nash United Methodist Church
Nov 26 @ 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[...]
Nov
27
Tue
6:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Nov 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 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[...]
Dec
4
Tue
6:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 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[...]
Dec
11
Tue
6:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 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[...]
Dec
13
Thu
11:00 am Connections Family Support Progr... @ First United Methodist Church in the Bynum Building
Connections Family Support Progr... @ First United Methodist Church in the Bynum Building
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 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[...]