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Summertime Prevention

Drug Prevention Resources (DPR) has gone virtual but that doesn't keep us from coming to your school, upon request. We will take all appropriate COVID precautions when providing services to your participants. Below is a list of free programs available in person or virtually in Dallas, Ellis and Navarro counties.

You have access to an evidence-based curriculum (Positive Action,, using a multipurpose model that achieves multiple results in 25 categories, from improving academics to reducing violence. If interested, we can map out a schedule that works best for you. Curriculum is in English and is appropriate for grades K-12. We can also implement the program in Spanish. Positive Action includes 22 lessons covering the topics below.  

  • Self-Concept
  • Positive actions for your body and mind
  • Managing yourself responsibly
  • Treating others the way you like to be treated
  • Telling yourself the truth
  • Improving yourself continually

Presentations for adults and youth covering the following (English or Spanish available):

  • Tobacco
  • Vaping
  • Marijuana Myths
  • Alcohol/Underage Drinking
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Hidden in Plain Sight (most popular, for parents ONLY)
  • Other presentations can be customized to meet your needs, such as Healthy Communication (starting a conversation with your youth/teen about drugs and/or Dangers of Energy Drinks, etc.)

Positive Alternatives (for parents and youth in English or Spanish):

  • Having a little fun is good intellectually, emotionally, and physically. DPR can conduct a virtual activity and provide material prior to the scheduled event.

Information Dissemination (English/Spanish):

  • Informational pamphlets for your participants
  • Career Day Presentations
  • Participation in Special Events/PTA/Coffee w/Principal, etc.