PEER-TO-PEER CONNECTION

September 2017

Resource Corner

youth.gov: Prevention.  Helpful information on youth substance abuse prevention approaches, including links to directories of evidence based prevention programming and information on how these approaches are used. 

School-Based Programs to Prevent and Reduce Alcohol Use  - This article from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism provides additional insight into how to evaluate prevention programming and effectively implement programs in schools. 

E3: Encourage, Empower, Engage:  E3 is The Partnership’s peer-to-peer substance abuse prevention program for high school students.  The Partnership offers this program to high schools statewide for free.  Contact Monique Price-Taylor, Program Manager, Peer-to-Peer Prevention Initiatives, 860-757-3592, if you are interested in launching the program in the 2017-2018 school year.

SADD: Students Against Destructive Decisions: SADD is a peer-to-peer model that works with students in middle school through college.  SADD is flexible, free, and easy to implement.  SADD has SADD STRONG, 3 programs available to registered chapters focusing on traffic safety, substance abuse prevention and building community.  SADD also offers national leadership and training opportunities for high school students.  To learn more, click on the link above or contact Monique Price-Taylor, Program Manager, Peer-to-Peer Prevention Initiatives, 860-757-3592.