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Prevention Services

Prevention Services of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. provides a range of programs and services designed to help prevent problems associated with alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use and promote healthier choices for a safer community. Area schools, businesses community and faith groups have all benefited from these programs and services. Programs use techniques and strategies that are proven effective in developing protective factors in youth, families, and communities. Protective factors promote healthy choices as an alternative to drug use. Prevention programs are age appropriate, culturally sensitive, and based on current research and include:

Youth, Family, and Community Prevention Programs
Community Building and Technical Assistance
Experiential (Interactive) Education Activities
Substance Abuse Education Training
Health Awareness Campaigns
Life Skills Education

Science Based or Best Practice Model Programs Include:

For Parents
Strengthening Families (Families with 1st-5th graders and 6th-8th)
Positive Action (Families with 6th-8th graders)
Staying Connected with Your Teen
Guiding Good Choices

For Youth
Im Special
Protecting You, Protecting Me
Project Venture (6th-12th grade)
Project ALERT (6th grade)
All Stars
Towards No Drug Abuse (TND)
Skills for Success
Towards No Tobacco (TNT)

Our trained facilitators are also available for fee based training and workshops customized to meet the needs of business professionals, teachers, faith leaders, and other groups interested in an interactive educational experience. Programs can be delivered on-site for your convenience or enhanced with our Alpine Tower Experience or Low Challenge Course Program.

Training and Workshops Offered Include:

Signs, Symptoms and What You Can Do to Prevent Substance Abuse
Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making
Communication Essentials
Leadership Development
Stress Management

Contact us: prevent@coastalhorizons.org or by phone at (910) 202-0840.

For more information on prevention, check out these websites:
prevention
www.preventionistheanswer.org
www.ncspfsig.org
www.brunswickresourcecoalition.com
www.health.org
www.tobaccofreekids.org
www.stepupnc.org
www.freevibe.com
www.forreal.org