PREVENTION CONNECTION

April 2017

Resource Corner

SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions): SADD is a free peer-to-peer prevention initiative suitable for middle and high school students.  Chapters address topics such as underage drinking, substance use, and impaired and distracted driving.  SADD offers ready-to-implement programs and access to national programs for chapters. To start a chapter, please contact CT SADD State Coordinator Monique Price-Taylor at  Monique.Price-Taylor@PreventionWorksCT.org or (860) 757-3592.

National Institute on Drug Abuse: Drugged Driving - This comprehensive site has a number of excellent articles on drugged driving, including the latest research on the teen marijuana use and driving and new developments in testing procedures.   For additional information and resources, please contact Kristen Granatek, Director, Prevention Initiatives at Kristen.Granatek@PreventionWorksCT.org or (860) 757-3531.

Teen Drugged Driving: A Community Awareness Activity Toolkit – Developed by the Office of National Drug Control Policy, this downloadable toolkit provides 4 structured activities for use in schools and communities to raise awareness and educate youth and parents about impaired driving.  The content is easily modified with up-to-date statistics and local information to increase its relevance to your community.  For supporting in implementing a program such as this in your community, please contact Kristen Granatek, Director, Prevention Initiatives at Kristen.Granatek@PreventionWorksCT.org or (860) 757-3531.