Partnerships for Success

Partnerships for Success is a partnership grant between the BADC and Decatur Prevention Initiative (DPI).

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About PFS

The Strategic Prevention Framework – Partnerships for Success grant aims to prevent the onset and reduce the progression of substance misuse and its related problems while strengthening prevention capacity and infrastructure at the community level. The program addresses one of the nation’s top substance misuse prevention priorities – underage drinking among persons aged 9 to 24.

This Is Not About Drugs

This is Not About Drugs” is a universal program that addresses youth substance use, emphasizing opioids (prescription pain medication, fentanyl and heroin).

    • Communities and school use this program to prevent opioid substance use, educate on the risks of fentanyl, how to recognize opioid overdose symptoms, the basics of the opioid reversal drug naloxone (NARCAN), the importance of calling 911, and more.

    • This is Not About Drugs follows a peer-to-peer program model and makes use of personal stories from 12 youth/young adults to educate and influence the decisions – or choices – someone makes about their own body and health. Choices are the theme of the program and behind the program title – This is Not About Drugs.


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