Our Services

Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grants

Through Federal block grants, we are able to provide FREE substance abuse prevention education services in Cabarrus, Davidson, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly, and Union counties. We provide a variety of evidence based programs for elementary, middle and high school students; parenting classes; one-time educational talks for children and parents; and tobacco merchant education to help reduce youth access to tobacco products. Through collaboration with other prevention and intervention agencies across the counties, we provide services that best serve the local communities.

FREE Programs

Youth Evidence-based Programs

HALO: an evidence-based, developmentally appropriate
health education and prevention program from 3-6 year-old
children.

unique YOU: an evidence-based self-esteem program for
3rd and 4th grades.

Project Towards No Drugs: an effective drug abuse
prevention program that targets senior high school-age youth.
Safe Dates: an evidence-based dating violence prevention
program for middle and high school students.

Pilot Youth Leadership Program
Learn to Lead: a program aimed at establishing leadership
among youth. Program focuses on developing youth’s skills in
the area of self-understanding, leadership, and substance use
prevention.

Parent Evidence-based Programs
Guiding Good Choices: a science-based, proven
alcohol, tobacco and other drugs prevention program that gives
parents the skills they need to ensure the future well-being of
their children.

One Time Talks
Tobacco Education (Middle/High School)

Fee for Service Programs

We offer a variety of information presentations to local organizations and businesses.

Topics include:

  •  Parenting Piece by Piece
  •  M.A.D.E. Anger Management
  •  Self-Control
  •  Conflict Resolution
  •  Self-Esteem Building
  •  Discovering Your Dreams (Goal Setting)
  •  Decision Making and Commitment

Online Education

3rd Millennium

  • Alcohol
  • Marijuana
  • Underage Drinking

Fee schedule:

  • 1 – 1 ½ hour talk/workshop
    • $200 (+expenses) Non-profit rate
    • $300 (+expenses) Business & Industry rate
  • 2 hour talk/workshop
    • $300 (+expenses) Non-Profit rate
    • $350 (+expenses) Business & Industry rate
  • Half day (3 – 4 hours) talk/workshop
    • $400 (+expenses) Non-profit rate
    • $500 (+expenses) Business & Industry rate
  • One day (5 – 6 hours) talk/workshop
    • $700 (+expenses) Non-profit rate
    • $800 (+expenses) Business & Industry rate

For a complete listing of available programs, click here.

For program details or to schedule your classes:
Sabrina Adair Regional Program Manager
adair@preventionservices.org
704.375.3784 ext. 4659


Partnership for Success

The Partnership for Success (PFS) program works to educate and unite communities to prevent prescription medication misuse and abuse. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention named prescription medication abuse as an epidemic. Our aim is to raise awareness and address environmental factors for prevention and sustainability in Cabarrus, Rowan and Davidson counties.

Three avenues that we use to address non-medical use of prescription drugs include education, safe disposal, and provider outreach. Through education, we work in partnership with schools and community organizations to educate youth, families and professionals on how to prevent unintentional poisonings. We also work to reduce easy access to medications by working with pharmacies, hospitals, senior programs, and other service providers to promote safe disposal practices in the community such as hosting medication take back events and promoting drop boxes. Through provider outreach we link service providers with the medication safety resources and trainings. These three provide just a snapshot of the wide range of activities we do in to make our communities safer.

The Partnership for Success team is eager to work with any and all interested partners to provide free trainings and resources tailored to community needs. Our team is divided such that there is one representative for our three counties. Amy Riecken  is the Program Manager and the Rowan County representative, Neetu Verma is the Cabarrus County representative, and Deanna Ryder is the Davidson County representative. This is an epidemic that is far reaching and effects everyone in the community so please join us in our efforts!