Keeping Youth Drug-Free and Safe 

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Prevention Needs Assessment Survey Results 2012!!

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to see what youth are telling us about their alcohol and drug use as well as risk and protective factors




Click on the link for PARENT TIPS!!! 

During Prom and Graduation time, teens will want to celebrate. Here are some helpful tips for Parents



2012-2013 School Mapping update!

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When parents find out their teen is abusing drugs or alcohol, the family’s immediate focus is generally on getting help for the teen.  But parents are often in great need of help themselves.  They may need advice on what to say to their teen, how to evaluate whether he or she needs professional treatment and where to find the appropriate substance abuse treatment program if one is needed.  A new toll-free telephone helpline is providing that assistance.

Please call:

 1-855-DRUGFREE (1-855-378-4373)

The number is staffed by clinical social workers with practical experience in substance abuse prevention and treatment.


Some interesting articles/websites to check out! 

 Commercial on Social Hosting:
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 Over the Counter & Prescription Drug Abuse

Information from Trainings


Report Underage Drinking!!

Concerned adults, teachers, students and friends now have a place to call 24 hours a day to report underage drinking parties or other activities that are harmful to the health, safety and/or welfare of young people. Please call 1-866-UNDER-21 to report underage drinking or illegal purchase of alcohol. Your confidential tip will be investigated.


 Drug-Free Action Alliance                                                   

Parents Who Host, Lose The Most: Don't be a party to underage drinking


Parents Who Host, Lose The Most: Don't be a party to underage drinking
“Parents Who Host, Lose the Most: Don't be a party to underage drinking” public awareness campaign was developed to educate parents about the health and safety risks of serving alcohol at teen house parties and to increase awareness of the laws around underage drinking and serving minors.


Underage Drinking Prevention
Underage Drinking - Not A Minor ProblemUnderage drinking is a problem that touches the lives of many people. Parents, educators, law enforcement, members of the community and youth are all affected by underage drinking. Nearly 4 out of 5 high school students have consumed alcohol by their senior year. Car crashes, unplanned pregnancies, violence, alcohol dependency, and serious health issues are just a few of the consequences of underage drinking. [
http://oasas.state.ny.us/ud/index.cfm ]

The Science of Addiction



Blue RibbonKYDS Coalition recipient of SAMHSA Science to Service Award in the category Substance Abuse Prevention.
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The Broome County Youth Prevention Partnership is a collaborative effort to create opportunities for supportive, healthy, drug-free youth, families and neighborhoods in Broome County.




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