PEER-TO-PEER CONNECTION

March  2017

Resource Corner

E3: Encourage, Empower, Engage: Launched in 2015, E3 is The Partnership’s peer-to-peer substance abuse prevention program for high school students.  The Partnership is currently enrolling schools and organizations who would like to participate in the program in the 2017-2018 school year.  Contact Monique Price-Taylor, Program Manager, Peer-to-Peer Prevention Initiatives to learn more.

SADD: Students Against Destructive Decisions: SADD is a peer-to-peer model that works with young people middle school through college-age.  SADD is flexible, free, and easy to implement.  Recently, SADD has launched SADD STRONG, 3 new programs available to registered chapters focusing on traffic safety, substance abuse prevention and building community.  SADD also offers national leadership and training opportunities for participants.  To learn more, click on the link above or contact Kristen Granatek, Connecticut SADD State Coordinator. 

Youth-friendly Infographics – Looking for information to share with young people?  The Partnership has developed a series of infographics on topics related to substance abuse prevention.  Each one is easily viewable on a mobile device or in print.  Click on each title to view or download: Alcohol and Our Developing Brain, Marijuana: The Reality, Learning the ABC’s of BAC, The Risk of Mixing, and Alcohol and You.

For more information about any of the comprehensive programs offered by The Governor’s Prevention Partnership, check out our website at www.preventionworksct.org.