Dallas Challenge provides a variety of services to prevent and reduce the use of alcohol and illegal drug use among youth, while strengthening the bond of family by providing youth and their parents with the skills for family growth and improved communication. Our prevention services include:
Screening, problem identification and referral services
Prevention education classes in the classroom
Family prevention education programs in the community
Alcohol, drug and tobacco presentations
Alternative activities that teach youth to have positive fun, honor culture and diversity and master new skills and more!
Drug testing services, upon request
Our Prevention Specialists deliver two widely recognized and evidence-based curricula which are effective in reducing drugs, tobacco and alcohol use, and helping reduce family conflict and increasing parental involvement and positive behavior in youth. These programs are Creating Lasting Family Connections and Positive Action. In group sessions, participants will:
Learn why and how to say "no" to drugs, alcohol and other inappropriate behaviors
Increase communication and bonding with parents
Learn how to keep the lines of communication open with parents during stressful situations
Develop a healthy self-image
Learn positive social skills for home, school and in the community
Parents learn how to set limits and appropriate consequences
Discover the relationship between responsibility and independence
Youth learn to identify their skills and personal strengths
Youth learn to make positive friends and productively manage time
Identify other community services available for resolving family and personal issues
We provide these prevention services for youth (6–18 years of age depending upon the program/location) and their families at no charge!
For more information about prevention services through The Lasting Connection, please call Dallas Challenge at 214.942.5166 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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