The Opioid STR program aims to provide the rural areas of Broome County, along with parts of Chenango and Delaware Counties with primary prevention to address the ongoing Opioid epidemic. The program consists of a prevention specialist who provides evidence-based programming in school and summer program settings, for grades K-12 and parents.
Too Good for Drugs:
The Too Good for Drugs program consists of 10 lessons for grades K-8. It focuses on: goal setting, decision making, bonding with prosocial others, identifying and managing emotions, and communicating effectively. These skills have been linked to healthy development and academic success in students. The Too Good for Drugs program is designed to reduce the risk factors and enhance the protective factors related to alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use.
Sport Prevention Plus Wellness:
Sport Prevention Plus Wellness program consists of group or individual single sessions designed for middle and high school students. It is designed to increase fitness, health and performance-enhancing behaviors, sports participating, healthy eating, getting adequate sleep, and practicing stress control for youth. Sport Prevention Plus Wellness is highly flexible and can be used as a stand-alone program or an add-on component to other prevention, health, sports, fitness, recreation, education, or intervention programs.
Teen Intervene is an early intervention three session program for middle and high school students identified as a casual or experimental user. This program is designed to address use habits, involve parents, and provide the necessary referral for treatment for substance abuse. Students are referred by a professional in the school.
Parenting Wisely is for parents of children ages 3-11. It is an interactive online program that focuses on typical problem situations. Parenting Wisely gives parents the skills to address unique communication and compliance needs of parents by younger children. There will be two group meetings before and after parents complete the online program, the first to set up their accounts and the last to meet and discuss what they learned with other parents who complete the program.