Local resources and information to connect parents and teens with community programs and services in Nevada County.
Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral (SBIRT) is a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention to individuals at-risk for developing substance abuse disorders. The goal of screening and brief intervention is to reduce risk related to consumption, to eliminate high-risk alcohol and other substance use, and to increase motivation for behavior change, up to and including referral to specialized AOD treatment services.
The TUPE program aims to reduce youth tobacco and cannabis use by helping students make healthful decisions through educational instruction and activities that build knowledge as well as social skills and youth development assets.
The Committed Campaign involves parents, merchants, and youth themselves. Parents are urged to commit to preventing underage drinking. It also asks young people to make a commitment to be drug and alcohol-free and be above the influence. And merchants pledge to comply with regulations not to sell alcohol to anyone under 21.
Promoting the Positive
What is the Positive Community Norms (PCN) Campaign? An evidence-based strategy, our campaign works to correct misperceptions, reduce underage drinking and other drug use, reinforce positive parenting habits and raise awareness of the fact that the majority of students in Nevada County are making healthy choices.