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Prevention Is Key to a Healthy, Happy Life

Prevention Programs for Youth are free and voluntary programs designed to teach parents, guardians, caregivers and youth how to navigate the world in a safe and healthy way. This is provided through a series of programs for ages 5 – adulthood. These programs include Prevention Programs for Youth, Substance Misuse PreventionPrograms, Sexual Risk Avoidance Education and our brand-new Youth Mentoring Program.

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We’ve Organized a Variety of Programs

Our team runs all kinds of programs to better equip Arizona communities to live happily and healthily. Whether you need support educating your child about the dangers of drugs or you want to learn more about active parenting, we have resources for you. Clients of Child & Family Resources are invited to be a part of the following programs:

Substance Misuse Education & Prevention

Active Parenting Now

Now is for parents of children 5-12 years old. This program focuses on active parenting, cooperation and communication, responsibility, discipline, building courage, and self-esteem. Parents working in this program will learn to understand and redirect misbehavior and learn the skills of active parenting for school success. The overall goal of Active Parenting Now is to help parents prevent substance abuse by their children. Contact Dannyell Harris

Too Good for Drugs

The Too Good Program is a substance abuse prevention curriculum for grades 3 to 5. Through this workshop students will focus on setting reachable goals, making responsible decisions, identifying and managing emotions, communicating effectively and resisting peer pressure. Through age-appropriate content, the program aims to give students the skills needed to help prevent substance abuse. Contact Dannyell Harris

State Opioid Response (SOR)

Facilitates free RX360 substance misuse training and/or Rise in Fentanyl to school staff, local business and community members in Pima County. Project to increase community knowledge and public awareness of opioid and prescription drug misuse. Program gives out Medlock bags, RX locking caps, Deterra drug deactivation bags and Narcan to those in need in the community. Contact Jenny Cox

Trauma-Informed Substance Abuse Prevention Program (TISAPP)

TISAPP training is meant to prevent opioid and prescription misuse using trauma-informed care. This approach focuses on increasing protective measures and building emotional resilience. Contact Erin Yager-DeConcini

Building Thriving Communities

Reduce substance misuse in youth in South Tucson, Arizona. Free workshops for 4th-6th grade students and their families. Prevention workshops for alcohol, cannabis, prescription drug, and fentanyl workshops for youth and parents in both English and Spanish. Contact Michelle Murguia

Sexual Health Education

Guy Talk

Guy Talk is an free evidence-based program where male-identified youth in high school learn about healthy masculinity, sexual and reproductive health, and healthy relationships while playing games and winning prizes! Contact Jessica Brunk

Go Grrrls

This workshop is geared toward female identified girls in grades six through eight and focuses on numerous topics such as pregnancy prevention, making healthy choices, sound decisionmaking, positive self-esteem and healthy relationships all while playing games and earning prizes. Contact Jenny Cox

Empowering Youth Program

Empowering Youth is a free evidence-based program for youth ages 12-19. Our curriculum “Love Notes” is comprehensive relationship education, covering topics such as healthy relationships, communication, boundaries, goal setting, and avoiding risks of sexual activity. Contact Angela Chintis

Youth Mentorship

Youth Mentoring Program

The Youth Mentoring Program provides mentoring services to Department of Child Safety (DCS) referred youth between the ages of 8-17 that reside in Arizona. The program aims to connect DCS involved youth with a mentor that will support them through the significant changes they are experiencing in their everyday life, while also helping the youth see and reach their full potential with the help of positive role models. Contact Dannyell Harris

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